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English definition of “sort sb out”

sort sb out

UK informal
verb uk phrasal verb with sort   /sɔːt/ us    /sɔːrt/
to punish or attack someone, usually to make the person understand that they have behaved badly: Has he been bothering you again - do you want me to sort him out?Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
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