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English definition of “give sb a rocket”

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give sb a rocket

UK informal
If someone gives you a rocket, they criticize you severely: Her mum gave her a rocket for tearing her new jeans.
Translations of “give sb a rocket”
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴厲斥責(某人),痛駡(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 严厉斥责(某人),痛骂(某人)…
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