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tell off

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  1. tell offverb

    To rebuke, to reprimand, or to admonish, often in a harsh, direct way.

    Synonyms:
    give somebody what-for, scold, read somebody the riot act, give somebody a piece of ones mind

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tell off, brush downverb

    reprimand

    "She told the misbehaving student off"

    Synonyms:
    brush down

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