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English definition of “bawl sb out”

bawl sb out

US informal phrasal verb with bawl     /bɔːl/ US  /bɑːl/ verb [I or T]
to tell someone angrily that something they have done is wrong : He's always bawling people out in meetings .Chastising and rebuking
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