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skin sb alive

informal humorous
to punish or tell someone off severely: My mother will skin me alive for being so late home.
Translations of “skin sb alive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 活剝(某人)的皮,狠狠責罰(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 活剥(某人)的皮,狠狠责罚(某人)…
(Definition of skin sb alive from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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