The act of getting someone in trouble with the police, a supervisor, boss, etc...(Hence having
them hemmed up).
The act of violence towards another after sizing
John- that dude
got snitched on for slinging now he's all hemmed up. Phil- yeah now them fuckers are taking him to the tailor.
Bill- look at Jim sizing up Paul, he's probably
thinking about taking him to the tailor.
Jenny- poor Kenny, look at them cops slipping the cuffs on him, they are taking him straight to the tailor.