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"skin sb alive" in British English

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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.
(Definition of skin sb alive from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “skin sb alive”
in Chinese (Simplified) 活剥(某人)的皮,狠狠责罚(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 活剝(某人)的皮,狠狠責罰(某人)…
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