have a word with (someone)

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Definition of have a word with (someone)

: to talk with someone briefly Could I have a word with you?

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“Have a word with (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20a%20word%20with%20%28someone%29. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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