talking-to (Meaning)

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talking-to (n)

a lengthy rebuke

talking-to

reprimand, lecture, an often wordy scolding

talking-to Sentence Examples

  1. The manager gave a stern talking-to to the employee for their poor performance.
  2. The principal had a serious talking-to with the student about their recent behavior.
  3. After the team's disappointing loss, the coach called the players together for a talking-to.
  4. The couple had a long talking-to about their relationship and its future.
  5. The therapist used a calm and supportive approach in their talking-to with the patient.
  6. The supervisor had a one-on-one talking-to with the employee about their strengths and weaknesses.
  7. The parent gave their child a gentle talking-to about respecting others.
  8. The doctor had a reassuring talking-to with the patient before their surgery.
  9. The friend had a heart-to-heart talking-to with her friend about a personal issue.
  10. The teacher gave the student a stern talking-to about their lack of effort in class.

FAQs About the word talking-to

a lengthy rebukereprimand, lecture, an often wordy scolding

punishment, lesson,scolding, admonishment, admonition, lash, tongue-lashing, lecture, chastisement, dressing-down

tribute,citation, endorsement, praise, commendation, indorsement, honor, encomium,acclamation, blessing

The manager gave a stern talking-to to the employee for their poor performance.

The principal had a serious talking-to with the student about their recent behavior.

After the team's disappointing loss, the coach called the players together for a talking-to.

The couple had a long talking-to about their relationship and its future.