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took to task

phrase
past tense of take to task

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1 to express one's unfavorable opinion of the worth or quality of
  • He took his rival to task during the TV interview.

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2 to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings
  • He took the landscaper to task for once again letting the bushes get overgrown.

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took to the cleaners

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“Took to task.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/took%20to%20task. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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