What does call on the carpet mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast(verb)

    censure severely or angrily

    "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"


  1. call on the carpet(Verb)

    To reprimand; to censure severely or angrily.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of call on the carpet in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of call on the carpet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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