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Meaning of "give someone a piece of one's mind" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIVE SOMEONE A PIECE OF ONE'S MIND

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIVE SOMEONE A PIECE OF ONE'S MIND

give rise to
give someone a leg up
give someone a row
give someone curry
give someone enough rope to hang himself
give someone hell
give someone his head
give someone one
give someone the air
give someone the benefit of the doubt
give someone the best
give someone the bird
give someone the cold shoulder
give someone the dingbats
give someone the flick
give someone the slip
give something a miss
give something a whirl
give something houseroom
give suck to

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIVE SOMEONE A PIECE OF ONE'S MIND

absence of mind
at the back of one´s mind
blow someone´s mind
call to mind
change one´s mind
cross one´s mind
frame of mind
in one´s right mind
make up one´s mind
mastermind
mind
month´s mind
nevermind
on one´s mind
peace of mind
presence of mind
remind
speak one´s mind
state of mind
time out of mind

Synonyms and antonyms of give someone a piece of one's mind in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «give someone a piece of one's mind» into 25 languages

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The translations of give someone a piece of one's mind from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «give someone a piece of one's mind» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

给别人一张一个人的头脑
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dar a alguien un pedazo de la mente de uno
570 millions of speakers

English

give someone a piece of one´s mind
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

किसी एक के दिमाग का एक टुकड़ा दे
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

إعطاء شخص قطعة من عقل واحد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дать кому кусок уме
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dar a alguém um pedaço de sua mente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কাউকে মন মন দাও
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

donner à quelqu´un un morceau de son esprit
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berikan seseorang sekadar fikiran
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

jemandem ein Stück des eigenen Geistes
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

誰かに自分の心の一部を与える
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

누군가 에게 하나 의 마음 의 조각을 주고
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Menehi wong siji saka atine
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cho ai đó một phần của tâm của một người
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

யாரோ ஒருவர் மனதில் ஒரு பகுதியை கொடுக்க வேண்டும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एखाद्याला एखाद्याच्या मनाचा तुकडा द्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Birine bir fikrini vermek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dare a qualcuno un pezzo della propria mente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dać komuś kawałek swojego umysłu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дати кому шматок розумі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

da cineva o bucată de mintea cuiva
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δώσει κάποιος ένα κομμάτι από το μυαλό κάποιου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

iemand ´n stukkie van ´n mens se verstand
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ge någon en bit av ens sinne
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gi noen en del av ens sinn
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE SOMEONE A PIECE OF ONE'S MIND»

The term «give someone a piece of one's mind» is used very little and occupies the 167.262 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIVE SOMEONE A PIECE OF ONE'S MIND»

Discover the use of give someone a piece of one's mind in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to give someone a piece of one's mind and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Chambers Idioms
give (someone) a piece of one's mind (inf)to scold or blame (someone) angrily: If he does that again, she's going to give him a piece of her mind. great minds think alike (often facet) a saying, meaning that clever people tend to have the same ...
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Cheater's Guide to Speaking English Like a Native
Give someone a piece of one's mind If you give someone a piece of your mind it means you tell them what you really think in a forceful manner, or you 120 Give as good as you get Give ground Give in Give someone a piece of one's mind.
Boye Lafayette De Mente, 2007
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Cassell英语常用词组用法词典
S5t57 > **!j+*FirfMTi£ to come to mind *llf 'J ! ffi,® (A number of practicable plans c ame to mind. SF.S1] Titf to cross someone's mind ft CROSS to give someone a piece of one's mind ft PIECE to have a good/ half a mind ffiffi, (fiKffi.) fftfe R^f (I've  ...
Rosalind Fergusson, 2003
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Gabay's Copywriters' Compendium: The Definitive Professional ...
... 'of') two minds Cast one's mind back Close one's mind Come (or spring) to mind Don't mind me (him,etc) Give someone a piece of one's mind Have a good ( or great or half a) mind Have a mind of one's own Have one's own mind I don't mind ...
J. Jonathan Gabay, 2007
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Gabay's Copywriters' Compendium- revised edition in paperback
... 'of') two minds Cast one's mind back Close one's mind Come (or spring) to mind Don't mind me (him,etc) Give someone a piece of one's mind Have a good ( or great or half a) mind Have a mind of one's own Have one's own mind I don't mind ...
Jonathan Gabay, 2006
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English idioms for Spanish speakers
... 241 to give short shrift 249 to give someone a big hand 122 to give someone a break 34 to give someone a dirty look 164 to give someone a light 159 to give someone a piece of one's mind 208 to give someone a ring 230 to give someone a ...
Eugene Savaiano, Lynn W. Winget, 2007
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Webster's New World Thesaurus
change one's mind alter one's opinion, change one's views, decide against, modify one's ideas, —give someone a piece of one's mind rebuke, chide, criticize ; see scold. — have a good mind to be inclined to, propose, intend to; see INTEND 1.
Charlton Laird, 2003
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A Dictionary of Anglo-American Proverbs & Proverbial ...
To give someone a piece of one's mind (APP 283; EAP 335) 1843 Wal, now that I' ve gin the minister a piece of my mind. (p. 46) 1843 I was a going on tu give him a piece of my mind. (p. 119) Slick, Jonathan [pseud. of Ann S. Stephens].
George B. Bryan, Wolfgang Mieder, 2005
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The Linguistics of Giving
... child) a spanking' iemand stank v00r dank geven 'to give someone small thanks' iemand straf geven 'to punish someone' iemand zijn congé geven 'to give someone the sack' iemand zijn vet geven 'to give someone a piece of one's mind' In ...
John Newman, 1998
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CliffsStudySolver: Spanish II
... a pig to mushroom to get on someone's nerves to say something without really meaning it to give someone a piece of one's mind to distinguish right from wrong to give someone a helping hand to start from scratch to show one's true colors to  ...
Gail Stein, 2005

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIVE SOMEONE A PIECE OF ONE'S MIND»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term give someone a piece of one's mind is used in the context of the following news items.
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Živorad Kovačević (1930–2011)
Give someone a piece of one's mind ne znači dati kome svoje mišljenje, već ispreskakati koga na pasja kola, izbrusiti koga, održati kome ... «Vreme, Mar 11»

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