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chew sb out

US informal
phrasal verb with chew uk   us   /tʃuː/ verb [I or T]
to tell someone angrily that they have done something wrong: The coach chewed his team out for playing so badly.
Translations of “chew sb out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 怒斥,嚴厲責備(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 怒斥,严厉责备(某人)…
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