have a word with someone

have a word with someone
have a word (with (someone)) to speak with someone privately to tell them something.

I don't think she's interested but I'll have a word with her.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • have a word — (with (someone)) to speak with someone privately to tell them something. I don t think she s interested but I ll have a word with her …   New idioms dictionary

  • have words (with someone) — have/exchange/words (with someone) phrase to have an argument with someone Tom and I have already had words about that today. Thesaurus: to arguehyponym arguments and arguingsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

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  • have a word — verb To speak to someone in private, often with a negative implication. : I think we should have a word …   Wiktionary

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