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What is the meaning of take a sock at you?

[sock it] {v. phr. }, also {interj. }, {slang}, {informal} To give one's utmost; everything one is capable of; to give all one is capable of.

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In respect to this, what does sock mean in slang?

Pretty clearly this comes from a much older low slang use of the word sock, meaning to hit or punch, to give somebody a heavy blow, to assault or beat someone. There was also the phrase to give someone sock, to give someone a thrashing.

Secondly, what is the meaning of get the can? get the can. To be summarily dismissed or ousted from employment; to be fired. The new accountant got the can after a miscalculation cost the company hundreds of thousands of dollars. See also: can, get.

Also, what is the meaning of pull up your socks?

pull your socks up. UK informal. to make an effort to improve your work or behaviour because it is not good enough: He's going to have to pull his socks up if he wants to stay in the team.

Why do guys keep their socks on?

Pros to keeping them on include warmth, avoiding any unpleasant smells, hiding any potentially unruly toenails (it happens), and appealing to your partner (sock fetishes are thing!). Also, one study found that women who wear socks during sex are more likely to orgasm.

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