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telling off

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  1. telling off(Noun)

    A reprimand, reproach, or lecture.

How to pronounce telling off?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say telling off in sign language?

  1. tellingoff

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of telling off in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of telling off in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of telling off in a Sentence

  1. Dipa Karmakar:

    My coach (Bisweshwar Nandi) was frightened when I first started doing the vault because he thought I could break my neck or end up dead but I was eager to try and push the boundaries, sir (Nandi) even got a telling off from the team’s foreign coach for allowing me to perform this vault because it was too risky. But my coach and I felt we had to take some risks if we wanted to compete with the best.

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