Definition of crack down on in English:
informal Take severe measures against: we need to crack down hard on workplaces that break safety regulations
More example sentences
- Sydney police have promised to crack down on all such surreptitious snapping.
- Labour has taken tough measures to crack down on crime and anti-social behaviour.
- The Executive has introduced measures through the police bill to crack down on knife culture.
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