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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “skin sb alive”

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skin sb alive

informal humorous
to punish or tell someone off severely
活剥(某人)的皮,狠狠责罚(某人)
My mother will skin me alive for being so late home.
这么晚回家,我妈妈会活剥了我的皮。
Chastising and rebukingPunishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
Translations of “skin sb alive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 活剝(某人)的皮,狠狠責罰(某人)…
(Definition of skin sb alive from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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