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  • as inadmonish
  • as inrake over the coals

synonyms for give a piece of one's mind

  • advise
  • berate
  • censure
  • chide
  • enjoin
  • exhort
  • rebuke
  • reprimand
  • scold
  • upbraid
  • warn
  • check
  • counsel
  • ding
  • forewarn
  • glue
  • growl
  • hoist
  • notice
  • rap
  • reprove
  • call down
  • call on the carpet
  • come down hard on
  • draw the line
  • give a going over
  • jack up
  • rap on knuckles
  • sit on
  • slap on wrist
  • speak to
  • talk to
  • tell a thing or two
  • tell off

antonyms for give a piece of one's mind

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  • allow
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • laud
  • permit
  • praise
  • applaud
  • approve
  • commend
  • extol
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    How to use give a piece of one's mind in a sentence

    Other things being equal, the volume of voice used measures the value that the mind puts upon the thought.
    EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
    He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    "There's just one thing I'd like to ask, if you don't mind," said Cynthia, coming suddenly out of a brown study.
    THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
    I assure you, no matter how beautifully we play any piece, the minute Liszt plays it, you would scarcely recognize it!
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    I was busy loading the piece when an exclamation of surprise from one of the men made me look up.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    Many British Ferns evidence a marked tendency to “sport,” and this is a fact which the beginner should always bear in mind.
    HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
    Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
    GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
    Bacteria, when present in great numbers, give a uniform cloud which cannot be removed by ordinary filtration.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
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