ticking-off


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ticking-off

[ˈtɪkɪŋˈɒf] Nbronca f
to give sb a ticking-offechar una bronca a algn, regañar or reñir a algn

ticking-off

n (Brit inf) → Rüffel m, → Anpfiff m (inf); he needs a good ticking-offdem muss man mal den Marsch blasen (inf)

ticking-off

[ˌtɪkɪŋˈɒf] n (Brit) (fam) to give sb a ticking-offdare a qn una lavata di testa, sgridare qn
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Chatty actress Lynda Bellingham got a ticking-off at Buckingham Palace, she has revealed.
Haye beat the gigantic 7ft, 23-stone Russian ahead of their bout by calling him "ugly and smelly," which earned him a ticking-off from mum about his manners, the Daily Star reports.
NEWCASTLE owner Mike Ashley has got a ticking-off from police for downing a pint of beer in the stands.
Financial penalties do not even scratch the surface (if indeed they are ever paid) and a ticking-off is more hazardous to the person doing the ticking-off.
WOULD-BE litterers and graffiti artists should beware - Big Brother will not only be watching in future, but dishing out a ticking-off too.
a second trans-atlantic ticking-off from her fiance Jude Law for her non-stop partying - spent a wild night out with Lee, 21, at Soho House in New York.