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Meaning of “take sth out on sb” - Learner’s Dictionary

take sth out on sb

phrasal verb with take
 
 
/teɪk/ verb [T] ( past tense took, past participle taken)
to unfairly treat someone badly because you are upset: Don't take it out on me!Talking angrilyTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressive
(Definition of take sth out on sb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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