with both barrels

with both barrels
with as much energy as possible.

I always get in trouble for not letting you talk, and now I'm getting it with both barrels because I did let you talk.

Etymology: based on the idea of shooting with a gun that has two barrels (= tubes from which bullets are shot)

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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