Synonyms of take someone down a peg or two in English:

take someone down a peg or two


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SYNONYMS
humble, humiliate, mortify, bring down, take down, bring low, demean, show up, shame, put to shame, make ashamed, discomfit, disgrace, discredit, downgrade, debase, degrade, devalue, dishonour, embarrass, put someone in their place, make a fool of, chasten, subdue, get the better of, have the last laugh on, abash, abase, crush, squash, quash, deflate, flatten, make someone eat humble pie
informal put down, settle someone's hash, cut down to size
North American informal make someone eat crow