Synonyms of tear someone off a strip in English:

tear someone off a strip


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phrase

1‘we are more at ease tearing our partner off a strip than telling them how much we value them’

SYNONYMS
reprimand, rebuke, scold, admonish, reprove, upbraid, chastise, chide, censure, castigate, lambaste, berate, lecture, criticize, take to task, read the Riot Act to, haul over the coals
informal tell off, give someone a telling-off, dress down, give someone a dressing-down, bawl out, pitch into, lay into, lace into, blow up at, give someone a piece of one's mind, give someone an earful, give someone a roasting, give someone a rocket, give someone a rollicking
British informal have a go at, carpet, give someone what for, let someone have it
North American informal chew out, ream out
British vulgar slang bollock, give someone a bollocking