tell where to get off

tell where to get off
tell (someone) where to get off informal to angrily refuse to do what someone wants you to do, usually using direct or rude language.

She wanted to borrow money again so I told her where to get off.


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  • tell\ where\ to\ get\ off — • tell (one) where to get off • tell (one) where to head in v. phr. informal To talk angrily to; speak to or answer with rough language; scold. Bob told Ted to get out of his way. Ted told Bob where to get off. Mary laughed at Barbara s hairdo.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • tell someone where to get off — (informal) To deal summarily or dismissively with someone • • • Main Entry: ↑get tell someone where to get off (informal) To tell someone that his or her behaviour will not be tolerated • • • Main Entry: ↑where * * * tell someone where to get off …   Useful english dictionary

  • tell\ one\ where\ to\ get\ off — • tell (one) where to get off • tell (one) where to head in v. phr. informal To talk angrily to; speak to or answer with rough language; scold. Bob told Ted to get out of his way. Ted told Bob where to get off. Mary laughed at Barbara s hairdo.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • tell someone where to get off (or where they get off) — informal angrily dismiss or rebuke someone. → tell …   English new terms dictionary

  • tell somebody where to get off they can get off — tell sb where to get ˈoff/where they can get ˈoff idiom (BrE, informal) to make it clear to sb that you will no longer accept their bad behaviour Main entry: ↑tellidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • tell him where to get off — tell him what you think of him, tell him off    If he complains about the meals, tell him where to get off …   English idioms

  • tell someone where to get off — tell (someone) where to get off informal to angrily refuse to do what someone wants you to do, usually using direct or rude language. She wanted to borrow money again so I told her where to get off …   New idioms dictionary

  • tell someone where to get off — ► tell someone where to get off informal angrily dismiss or rebuke someone. Main Entry: ↑tell …   English terms dictionary

  • tell one where to get off — or[tell one where to head in] {v. phr.}, {informal} To talk angrily to; speak to or answer with rough language; scold. * /Bob told Ted to get out of his way. Ted told Bob where to get off./ * /Mary laughed at Barbara s hairdo. Barbara told Mary… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tell one where to get off — or[tell one where to head in] {v. phr.}, {informal} To talk angrily to; speak to or answer with rough language; scold. * /Bob told Ted to get out of his way. Ted told Bob where to get off./ * /Mary laughed at Barbara s hairdo. Barbara told Mary… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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