pick/pull sb/sth to pieces Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “pick/pull sb/sth to pieces” in the English Dictionary

"pick/pull sb/sth to pieces" in British English

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pick/pull sb/sth to pieces

informal to ​criticize someone or something ​severely: The ​moment she ​left, the ​rest of the ​familystarted to ​pull her to ​pieces.
(Definition of pick/pull sb/sth to pieces from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pick/pull sb/sth to pieces”
in Chinese (Simplified) 严厉批评, 把…批驳得体无完肤…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴厲批評, 把…批判得體無完膚…
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“pick/pull sb/sth to pieces” in British English

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