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ream sb (out)

US slang
phrasal verb with ream uk   us   /riːm/ verb
to tell someone off severely because you strongly disapprove of their behaviour: The boss reamed them out for sleeping on the job.
Translations of “ream sb (out)”
in Chinese (Traditional) 責罵,嚴厲批評,臭罵(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 责骂,严厉批评,臭骂(某人)…
(Definition of ream sb (out) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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