Definition of 'tell off'
Example sentences containing 'tell off'
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`I thought you wanted me to tell off the mayor of Winnerrow, first chance I got, "I said. WEB OF DREAMS
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Used Rarely. tell off is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'tell off'
British English: tell off /tɛl ɒf/ VERB
If you tell someone off, you speak to them angrily or seriously because they have done something wrong.
I'm always getting told off for being late.
- American English: tell off
- Arabic: يُوَبِّخُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: repreender
- Chinese: 责骂
- Croatian: prekoriti
- Czech: vynadat
- Danish: skælde ud
- Dutch: berispen
- European Spanish: regañar
- Finnish: läksyttää
- French: réprimander
- German: rügen
- Greek: κατσαδιάζω
- Italian: rimproverare
- Japanese: しかる
- Korean: 꾸짖다
- Norwegian: skjelle ut
- Polish: zbesztać
- European Portuguese: repreender
- Romanian: a mustra
- Russian: отчитывать
- Spanish: regañar
- Swedish: skälla ut
- Thai: ดุว่า
- Turkish: azarlamak
- Ukrainian: сварити
- Vietnamese: mắng
Definition of tell off from the Collins English Dictionary
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