let (someone) have it

idiom

informal
: to attack, punish, or criticize (someone) in a violent or angry way
When she found out what they'd been doing, she really let them have it.

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“Let (someone) have it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/let%20%28someone%29%20have%20it. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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