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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

ticking-off

n (Brit inf) → Rüffel m, → Anpfiff m (inf); he needs a good ticking-offdem muss man mal den Marsch blasen (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

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.
SNOOKER: Ronnie O'Sullivan faced a Crucible ticking-off from referee Michaela Tabb but regained his focus to move within sight of a place in the Betfair World Championship final.
and still reeling from my massive ticking-off. It was wrong for me to gossip."
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.
The Chelsea striker will be quizzed by detectives at Hammersmith station in London in the next couple of days before being freed if he accepts his ticking-off.
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.
EVERTON'S Wayne Rooney is to escape with a ticking-off from a senior police officer for his conduct in Saturday's derby match.
Mr Mahon, 36, gave the 17-year-old a ticking-off and the student responded by swearing at the Briton and attacking him.
NO LAUGHING MATTER The clown is given a ticking-off; FEARS OF A CLOWN The Renault left on the rail tracks
PETER CROUCH and Jermaine Jenas earned themselves an eve-of-game ticking-off from Sven Goran Eriksson.