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tongue-lashing
Pronunciation: /ˈtəŋˌlæʃɪŋ/

Translation of tongue-lashing in Spanish:

noun

  • [colloquial]
    bronca (feminine) [colloquial]
    to give somebody a tongue-lashing
    echarle una bronca a alguien [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • On Thursday, the coach's 10 o'clock training session was delayed by an hour as he gave his men a severe tongue-lashing about their behaviour the previous evening.
    • If the agreement is broken, the miscreant can expect a severe tongue-lashing from the other riders.
    • I had to bite my tongue not to give him a tongue-lashing.
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