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bollocking

(ˈbɒləkɪŋ)
n
slang a severe telling-off; dressing-down
Translations

bollocking

[ˈbɒləkɪŋ] N (Brit) to give sb a bollockingechar una bronca a algn, poner a algn como un trapo

bollocking

n (Brit sl) → Schimpfkanonade f (inf); to give somebody a bollockingjdn zur Sau machen (inf)
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We all know Fergie was the last ever Manchester United boss who could get away with bollocking a World Cup winner.
He said: "The energy from the fans keeps you going - that and the bollocking you might get from Neil Warnock if you do something wrong!
I can touch my toes and sit without pain" TV presenter Eamonn Holmes claims to be "a new man" since undergoing a double hip replacement "All the things that are not cool, that you are not supposed to do if you want to keep your man , I do" Actress Susan Sarandon "She gave us the most almighty bollocking, and that sort of stuck in my mind from that moment on" The Duke of Cambridge recalls how the Queen rebuked him and a friend when as small boys they engaged in dangerous horseplay with a quad bike
There is nothing new about kids of 14 lighting up on the way home from school, or about the proper way of dealing with it - a good old-fashioned bollocking.
But Reds skipper Steven Gerrard claimed he was ready to give him a "bollocking" when he let fly from 45 yards to seal his stunning treble against Norwich.
"We were given a bollocking at half-time and at full-time.
The traditional 'bollocking' has been handed down, but the invective ought not to be too loud.
The roadie got a real bollocking afterwards off the tour manager.'
He then dished out a "massive bollocking" about their performance on BB.
but all I got was a bollocking from the boss when he saw what I'd done.
Bernard Manning didn't get much right, but he dropped a pearl of wisdom when he told us why he never left his mum: "Name another gaff where you get your washing, ironing, shopping, cooking and cleaning done in return for throwing someone a fiver of a Friday, and bollocking her for running out of brown sauce?
All of his staff were very privileged to have received a bollocking from him!" Funeral arrangements have still to be finalised.