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Standpauke {f}; Gardinenpredigt {f}; Rüge {f} lecture; wigging; telling off; earful; tongue-lashing [listen]

jdm. eine Standpauke halten; jdm. (gehörig) die Leviten lesen [ugs.] to give sb. a wigging / a telling-off [Br.] / a bollocking [Br.] [coll.]

sich was anhören müssen [ugs.] to get an earful

scharfe Kritik {f}; Verbalattacke {f}; Standpauke {f}; Schelte {pl} [geh.] fulmination; blast [coll.]; brickbat [coll.] [listen]
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