dressing-down


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dressing-down

a harsh scolding. The boss gave the entire sales crew a powerful dressing-down for missing their forecast.
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Hell's Kitchen chef Gordon Ramsay has had a dressing-down ( from Bruce Forsyth.
Tim got a severe dressing-down on Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares, with the top chef branding the 21year-old's scallops 'f *** minging' and his omelette 's *** '.
This dressing-down of Christianity is to make the military more "inclusive.
Kitaj or to give Willem de Kooning a dressing-down in his London Independent column.
Inman, a Republican, all but gave Clinton a dressing-down, saying he needed to have "a comfort level" with the President (not vice-versa) before he would deign to take the top Pentagon post.
The money raised by raffles and dressing-down days organised by staff at Swalec's Cardiff Gate headquarters will help Casey's family pay for the cost of travelling to London with her for treatment and consultations.
Just over half of those in the professional sector (53%), for example, reckon dressing-down has boosted productivity.
But it was not enough to prevent Pilgrims boss Paul Sturrock from giving his boys a dressing-down.
Over half of those in the professional sector (53 per cent), for example, reckon dressing-down has boosted productivity.
Ferguson told his players about the big change-round when he gave them a dressing-down last Monday, 24 hours after their defeat at title rivals Liverpool.
Burnley boss Adrian Heath gave his men a severe dressing-down after humiliation at The Valley.