wringer

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Related to put through the wringer: put through the ringer, worse for wear
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a clothes dryer consisting of two rollers between which the wet clothes are squeezed

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Allan was put through the wringer in the second half as Ipswich hung on, with Luke Moore missing a penalty.
Watching poor Anthony alone, put through the wringer week after week by a pack of judges who seemed almost annoyed by the fact he was doing his best, is enough to melt a heart of stone.
Over the one hour and 47 minutes of 88 Minutes, we see forensic psychiatrist Dr Jack Gramm (Pacino) put through the wringer.
And the actress has been put through the wringer onscreen as well, with her latest role as a criminal psychologist who ends up as an inmate of an asylum accused of murder.
I was just put through the wringer," Lucero, 36, says.