Bedeutung von “tell sb off” — Learner’s Dictionary

tell sb off

phrasal verb with tell us uk /tel/ verb past tense and past participle told

B2 to tell someone that they have done something wrong and that you are angry about it:

[ + for + doing sth ] Darren got told off for talking in class.

(Definition von “tell sb off” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)