shame on (someone)

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Definition of shame on (someone)

used to say that someone should feel sorry for doing something wrong Shame on you for being so rude.

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“Shame on (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shame%20on%20%28someone%29. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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