tell someone where to get off

Definition of tell someone where to get off

informal

  1. :  to criticize or disagree with someone in a very direct and angry way I was sick of listening to his constant complaints, so I told him where to get off.

Word by Word Definitions

tellplay
  1. :  to relate in detail :  narrate

    :  to give utterance to :  say

    :  to make known :  divulge, reveal

  1. :  hill, mound

    :  an ancient mound in the Middle East composed of remains of successive settlements

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

whereplay
  1. :  at, in, or to what place

    :  at, in, or to what situation, position, direction, circumstances, or respect

    :  here, there

  1. :  at, in, or to what place

    :  at, in, or to what situation, position, direction, circumstances, or respect

    :  the place or point at, in, or to which

  1. :  place, location

    :  what place, source, or cause

  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. :  a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official


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