bark (something) out (to someone)

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bark (something) out (to someone)

To yell at or speak severely to another person. The science teacher barked a scolding out to us for not doing our homework. I know I barked out my instructions earlier, so I guess no one was actually listening to me.
See also: bark, out
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A dog barking out of fear typically holds its tail low and ears back.
Or maybe there has been a knock on your motel room door from some fellow traveling hunter asking if you could control your dog's sleep-disturbing barking out in the back of your truck or in the confines of your dog trailer.
A gun dog barking out of control because of "anxiety" can create turmoil in your family, hard feelings with your neighbors, and big problems for you on a hunting trip.