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Take to task   /teɪk tu tæsk/   Listen
Take to task

verb
1.
Censure severely or angrily.  Synonyms: bawl out, berate, call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, dress down, have words, jaw, lambast, lambaste, lecture, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, scold, trounce.  "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister" , "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"






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Words linked to "Take to task" :   chastise, chasten, brush down, chide, call on the carpet, berate, objurgate, criticise, tell off, correct, castigate, criticize, pick apart, reproof, knock, chew out



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