give (someone) a piece of one's mind
Definition of give (someone) a piece of one's mind
: to speak to someone in an angry way He stopped making so much noise after I went over there and gave him a piece of my mind.
Word by Word Definitions
: to make a present of
: to grant or bestow by formal action
: to accord or yield to another
: capacity or tendency to yield to force or strain : flexibility
: the ability of a material to bend or stretch
: some person : somebody
: a part of a whole: such as
: portion, allocation
: to repair, renew, or complete by adding pieces : patch
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