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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Dressing down, Lecture

Usage examples (37)
  • Perhaps I need to give myself a strict talking-to.
  • On Monday, Mrs. Tan gave us a talking-to after maths…
  • "We all gave each other a good talking-to," Reid said.
  • Parker got a stern talking-to, which settled him down. for more
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