tell someone where to get off

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Definition of tell someone where to get off

informal
: 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.

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“Tell someone where to get off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tell%20someone%20where%20to%20get%20off. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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