One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘potatoes roasted in olive oil’
cook, bake, grill
North American broil
2‘they roasted Lavelle for eating at exclusive restaurants at the company's expense’
criticize, censure, condemn, castigate, chastise, lambaste, pillory, savage, attack, find fault with, fulminate against, abuse
reprimand, rebuke, berate, reprove, admonish, remonstrate with, reproach, take to task, impugn, harangue, blame, revile, vilify, give someone a bad press
British haul over the coals
knock, slam, take to pieces, pull apart, crucify, bash, hammer, lay into, tear into, sail into, give someone a roasting, cane, blast, bawl out, dress down, rap over the knuckles, have a go at, give someone hell
British carpet, slate, slag off, rubbish, monster, rollick, give someone a rollicking, give someone a rocket, tear someone off a strip, tear a strip off someone
North American chew out, ream out, pummel, cut up
NZ Australian bag
British vulgar slang bollock, give someone a bollocking
rare excoriate, objurgate, reprehend
praise, approve of
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