One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘they gave Peter a talking-to about solving problems with words, not fists’
reprimand, lecture, rebuke, scolding, reproof, reproach, rap on the knuckles, slap on the wrists, chiding, remonstration, upbraiding, berating, castigation, tirade, diatribe, admonition, admonishment, lambasting, censure, criticism, obloquy
telling-off, ticking off, wigging, carpeting, tongue-lashing, dressing-down, rocket
commendation, pat on the back
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