let (someone) have it

idiom

Definition of let (someone) have it

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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/let%20(someone)%20have%20it. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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