give (someone) a piece of (one's) mind

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give (someone) a piece of (one's) mind

To tell someone how one feels, often while expressing anger or frustration. I had to give Sarah a piece of my mind after she left my car a mess for the third time this week. Boy, the boss really gave me a piece of his mind after that awful meeting.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

give someone a piece of one's mind

Fig. to bawl someone out; to tell someone off. I've had enough from John. I'm going to give him a piece of my mind. Sally, stop it, or I'll give you a piece of my mind.
See also: give, mind, of, piece
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

give someone a piece of your mind

INFORMAL
If you give someone a piece of your mind, you speak angrily to them because they have done something to annoy you. You can't let people get away with behaviour like that. You should have given her a piece of your mind! If I'd been the parent, I'd have given the teacher a piece of my mind.
See also: give, mind, of, piece, someone
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

give someone a piece of your mind

tell someone what you think, especially when you are angry about their behaviour.
See also: give, mind, of, piece, someone
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give somebody a piece of your ˈmind

(informal) angrily tell somebody your true opinion of them; criticize somebody angrily: If he doesn’t turn that music down soon, I’m going to give him a piece of my mind. OPPOSITE: bite your tongue
See also: give, mind, of, piece, somebody
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

give (someone) a piece of (one's) mind

To tell someone frankly what one thinks about something, especially when angry.
See also: give, mind, of, piece
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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