dressing-down


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dressing-down

A severe reprimand. The person who messed up this report is definitely going to get a dressing-down. Mom and Dad gave me a dressing-down when I came in after curfew yet again.

dressing-down

a harsh scolding. The boss gave the entire sales crew a powerful dressing-down for missing their forecast.
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WATCH: Append party-list legal counsel Romel Bagares gets a dressing-down from Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon for making a "speech" during the canvassing of votes for the May 13 elections.
We were embarrassed, but that wasn't to do with the half-time dressing-down, it was the first-half performance.
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 *** '.
But Roth promises more than a tough-love dressing-down. "When you're talking about style, you're talking about a person's emotions," said Roth, 43, a New York-based bridal gown designer.
This dressing-down of Christianity is to make the military more "inclusive." The policy is specifically aimed at Christianity and its only purpose is to attack the foundations of our religion.
Stirling Albion boss John Philliben is under pressure to take his side straight back up to the First Division after a humiliating dressing- room dressing-down from chairman Peter McKenzie.
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.
LEE ROCHE reckons a midweek dressing-down from boss Brian Carey has reignited Wrexham's survival hopes.
Bay City Rollers lead singer Les McKeown has been fined pounds 1,000 and banned from the roads for 18months for drink-driving - and got a dressing-down in the dock for "playing games with the court".
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.
A SECOND submariner has claimed he was left in tears by a dressing-down from bullying Captain Robert Tarrant, a court martial heard yesterday.
Over half of those in the professional sector (53 per cent), 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.