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dressing-down

noun [S] uk   us   /ˌdres.ɪŋˈdaʊn/ old-fashioned
an act of speaking angrily to someone because they have done something wrong: She gave me a dressing-down for being late.
Translations of “dressing-down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 斥責,訓斥…
in Chinese (Simplified) 斥责,训斥…
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