Synonyms for talking-to
- telling off
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TALKING-TO
He gave them a talking-to that was more emphatic than choice in its language.
Let him pay, the beggar, its his own fault, and Ill give him a talking-to.
"Well—that talking-to you gave me has had its effect," proceeded Mrs. Fitzhugh.
For it had been about the “Novum” that Stan had given Strong that talking-to.
For it had been about the "Novum" that Stan had given Strong that talking-to.
I meant to think over the talking-to that I should give Million when she returned.
You dont think so now, do you, after the talking-to Ive given you?
Such Women need a good "talking-to," and if they are only not natural born fools, one good explanation often fixes matters.
Theresa was minded to give the girl a talking-to; but she controlled herself, and quietly withdrew.
Mrs. Caiaphas had given Martha Kettle a talking-to, and they were both subdued, almost frightened.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR TALKING-TO
- hard time
- kick in the teeth
- slap in the face