give (someone) holy hell

idiom

informal + somewhat impolite
: to yell at or criticize (someone) in a very angry way
Her Dad gave her holy hell for coming in late.

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“Give (someone) holy hell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/give%20%28someone%29%20holy%20hell. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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