bollocking

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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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He'll tell them what's expected, no doubt dish out a few bollockings to his players behind closed doors and lean on them to ensure they all understand the pride of playing for their country.
As the credits rolled she delivered the mother of all bollockings to them.
PART and parcel of being a jockey is to be on the receiving end of bollockings.
He will now know exactly how the gaffer feels and bollockings hurt, particularly at 37
And while it took countless debates plus a few bollockings to get Gus on side, Calderwood reckons the attacking formation St Mirren now employ is proof he's been converted.
The gist of the mother and father of all bollockings was that the Killie players had let themselves down and had not shown enough commitment.
John Hills tells Oakley: "I've heard Dad give some very loud bollockings in my time but he was apoplectic bollocking Lester.
McLaren has a grudging respect for McLean - despite the bollockings - and admits the Tannadice legend was instrumental in developing his game.
They won't have to worry about physical violence with Roy though - the verbal bollockings will be enough.
The trainer, whose wife has only recently returned to racing having taken time out following the birth of the couple's daughter Grace, said: "A couple of years off and a few bollockings have helped her.
MONDAY: Racing mourns the passing of David Nicholson (67), successful jockey, two-time champion trainer and arch giver of bollockings.