tell\ off


tell\ off
1. I
tell off! mil. рассчитайсь!
2. IV
tell off smb. /smb. off/ at some time coll. I'm going to tell him off one of these days как-нибудь на днях я его как следует отчитаю
3. XI
be told off for doing smth. she was told off for being so careless ее отругали за небрежность
4. XXII
tell smb. off for doing smth. coll. .the conductor told the schoolboys off for throwing litter on the floor of the bus кондуктор отчитал /отругал/ школьников за то, что они намусорили в автобусе

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  • tell off — (someone) to tell someone that their behavior is not acceptable. I was told off by my best friend, and it was a long time before I could forgive her. He s always been obnoxious and it s about time someone told him off …   New idioms dictionary

  • tell off — [v] reprimand; criticize harshly berate, censure, chide, give piece of one’s mind*, give tongue lashing*, lecture, rail, rake over the coals*, rebuke, reproach, reprove, revile, scold, take to task*, tick off*, upbraid, vituperate; concepts 44,52 …   New thesaurus

  • tell off — verb reprimand She told the misbehaving student off • Syn: ↑brush down • Hypernyms: ↑call on the carpet, ↑take to task, ↑rebuke, ↑rag, ↑trounce, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tell off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms tell off : present tense I/you/we/they tell off he/she/it tells off present participle telling off past tense told off past participle told off informal to criticize someone angrily for doing something wrong… …   English dictionary

  • tell off — {v.} 1. To name or count one by one and give some special duty to; give a share to. * /Five boy scouts were told off to clean the camp./ 2. {informal} To speak to angrily or sharply; attack with words; scold. * /Mr. Black got angry and told off… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tell off — {v.} 1. To name or count one by one and give some special duty to; give a share to. * /Five boy scouts were told off to clean the camp./ 2. {informal} To speak to angrily or sharply; attack with words; scold. * /Mr. Black got angry and told off… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tell\ off — v 1. To name or count one by one and give some special duty to; give a share to. Five boy scouts were told off to clean the camp. 2. informal To speak to angrily or sharply; attack with words; scold. Mr. Black got angry and told off the boss.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • tell off — PHRASAL VERB If you tell someone off, you speak to them angrily or seriously because they have done something wrong. [V n P] He never listened to us when we told him off... [V n P for n/ ing] I m always being told off for being so awkward... [V P …   English dictionary

  • tell off — informal oh, brother, did he ever tell you off See reprimand 1 …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • tell off — transitive verb Date: 1804 1. to number and set apart; especially to assign to a special duty < told off a detail and put them to opening a trench J. F. Dobie > 2. reprimand, excoriate < told him off for his arrogance > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tell off — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. rebuke, reprimand, chide; see censure . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. rebuke, reprimand, upbraid, berate, admonish, *ream out, *lambaste, *rake over the coals, *give one a piece of one s mind, *chew out, *bawl out, *call …   English dictionary for students

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