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English definition of “skin sb alive”

skin sb alive

informal humorous
to punish or tell someone off severely: My mother will skin me alive for being so late home.Chastising and rebukingPunishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
(Definition of skin sb alive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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