give one a piece of one's mind

give one a piece of one's mind  {v. phr.},  {informal}
To scold angrily; say what you really think to (someone).
Mr. Allen gave the other driver a piece of his mind.
The sergeant gave the soldier a piece of his mind for not cleaning his boots.
Syn.: TELL OFF.
Categories: informal verb

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