A slap on the wrist

Do you know the English expression “a slap on the wrist“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Joey: What happened to the man who hit you? Did he go to prison?

Cal: No, he just got a slap on the wrist. He got a small fine.

Does it mean:

a) a small punishment

b) a big punishment

c) an injured wrist

d) pay some money

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) a small punishment