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flay sb alive

informal
to punish or tell someone off severely: I'll be flayed alive when she finds out!
Translations of “flay sb alive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴厲懲罰(或批評)(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 严厉惩罚(或批评)(某人)…
(Definition of flay sb alive from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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