Meaning of “sort sb out” in the English Dictionary

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"sort sb out" in British English

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sort sb out

UK informal
phrasal verb with sort uk /sɔːt/ us /sɔːrt/ verb

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?

(Definition of “sort sb out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)