talking-to

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talk·​ing-to | \ ˈtȯ-kiŋ-ˌtü How to pronounce talking-to (audio) \

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circa 1875, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of talking-to was circa 1875

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“Talking-to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/talking-to. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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talking-to

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English Language Learners Definition of talking-to

informal : an angry or serious conversation in which you criticize someone's behavior

talking-to

noun
talk·​ing-to | \ ˈtȯ-kiŋ-ˌtü \

Kids Definition of talking-to

: an often wordy scolding

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