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Reader's Digest Oxford complete wordfinder
severe reprimand (esp. give a person what for), what have you colloq. (prec. by
or) anything else similar, what if? 1 what would result, etc., if. 2 what would it
matter if. what is more and as an additional point; moreover, what next? colloq.
Reader's Digest Association, 1996
The Lost Heiress of Hawkscliff
He shook his massive head. "She could really give a person what-for, missy." "
And that was the last you saw of her?" "The very last. None of 'em ever said
anything about her to me, and I wasn't about to say anything to them. Especially
Joyce C. Ware, 1992
RSSI: Recherches Sémiotiques
... as a beet keeping up with the Joneses white as a sheet have a chip on one's
shoulder have a yellow streak wild goose chase plain as the nose on your face to
give a person what for cute as a button to sell someone short flat as a pancake to
A Simple Soul
This is a "must read" book.
Gustave Flaubert, 2004
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