Meaning of “take sth out on sb” - Learner’s Dictionary

take sth out on sb

phrasal verb with take uk us /teɪk/ verb [ T ] (past tense took, past participle taken)

to unfairly treat someone badly because you are upset:

Don't take it out on me!

(Definition of “take sth out on sb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)