bark (something) to (someone)

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bark (something) to (someone)

To say or shout something to someone in a harsh, brusque or angry tone. He started barking orders to us as if he were our boss or something. I'm sorry for barking my instructions to you earlier. I'll try repeating them in a calmer voice.
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References in classic literature ?
Such was the thought of Aramis, when, after having fought the fight, he decided upon flight - a flight most dangerous, since all the assailants were not dead; and that, admitting the possibility of putting the bark to sea, they would have to fly in open day, before the conquered, so interested on recognizing their small number, in pursuing their conquerors.
During this time, the Bretons had pushed the bark to the beach.
Dogs also bark to go outside or to come back in, at other dogs, at people, and other animals.
Tribes in southern Africa region used the bark to treat bladder discomfort.
Innovative sound and vibration technology detects the dog's bark to distinguish it from all other noises, so there are no false corrections, even from other dogs' barking.
Demand barking is also common when training with food--when dogs get frustrated because the I treats aren't coming fast enough, for example, they may bark to remind you to keep the food flowing.
Where exposure to weather might loosen the wrap, glue made of fish skin or hide scrapings was used to adhere the bark to a foundation.
Thus, wood particles or fibers need to be used together with bark to improve the mechanical properties.
This was due to natural chemicals in the bark (tannins and other chemicals) that were produced by tree bark to prevent invasion of the living tree by various pests.
Bark's comprehensive know-how in plastics processing and all of its many facets enables Bark to quickly implement innovative and customized solutions.
For instance, betulin, the compound that whitens paper birch bark, also deters against desiccation and bacteria, fungi, insects and gnawing animals, and the curious, concentric cracks often found on red maple bark result from repeated cycles of fungal infections and attempts by the bark to wall off, or compartmentalize, the intruders.
They bark to get attention, and owners reinforce the behavior with their response.
Ardella provided a stash of birch bark to work from, and armed with loppers and pruning shears, we hit the brush to come up with the twigs needed for the job.
New research, soon to be published, suggests that dogs bark to convey a range of emotions.
New research soon to be published suggests that dogs bark to convey a range of emotions that humans understand.