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How to use talking-to in a sentence

  • The policeman on the corner came out, and taking Ferdinand William Otto by the shoulder, gave him a talking-to and a shaking.

    Long Live the King | Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • "I have been talking to-day with a manager," said he, also dropping his eyes.

    A Russian Proprietor | Lyof N. Tolstoi
  • We are as much given to talking to-day as we were to silence last evening.

    Hania | Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • For it had been about the "Novum" that Stan had given Strong that talking-to.

    A Crooked Mile | Oliver Onions

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