Gave us a roasting - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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give (one) a roasting
To very strongly rebuke or criticize one. The principal gave Mark a roasting because of that prank he pulled in class yesterday.
give somebody/get a ˈroasting (informal) criticize somebody or be criticized in an angry way: I’d better go. I’ll get a roasting if I’m late again!