give a piece of mind
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Related to give a piece of mind: half a mind, the mind boggles
give someone a piece of one's mind
Fig. to bawl someone out; to tell someone off. I've had enough from John. I'm going to give him a piece of my mind. Sally, stop it, or I'll give you a piece of my mind.
give somebody a piece of your mind
to tell someone angrily that you disapprove of something they have done There's the car that almost hit us this afternoon - I'm going to give those people a piece of my mind.
give somebody a piece of your mind(informal)
to speak angrily to someone because they have done something wrong I've had enough of him coming home late. I'm going to give him a piece of my mind when he gets in tonight.
give (someone) a piece of (one's) mind
To tell someone frankly what one thinks about something, especially when angry.