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ream sb (out)

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