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skin sb alive

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