rap someone on the knuckles

rap someone on the knuckles
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  • rap someone on the knuckles — rap someone on/over/the knuckles informal phrase to criticize someone, usually in a formal way Thesaurus: to criticize, accuse or blamesynonym words used to describe criticismhyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • rap someone over the knuckles — rap someone on/over/the knuckles informal phrase to criticize someone, usually in a formal way Thesaurus: to criticize, accuse or blamesynonym words used to describe criticismhyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • rap on the knuckles —    If someone gets a rap on/across the knuckles, they are punished or reprimanded, but not very severely, as a reminder not to do something again.     Andy got a rap on the knuckles for coming home late …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • rap someone on/over/across the knuckles — rap (someone) on/over/across the knuckles see ↑rap, 2 • • • Main Entry: ↑knuckle rap someone on/over/across the knuckles (or rap someone s knuckles) : to criticize or punish someone in a gentle way for doing something wrong The boss rapped me… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rap someone's knuckles — rap (someone s) knuckles a rap across/on/over the knuckles a punishment which is not very severe but which warns you not to behave that way again. She rapped my knuckles and sent me on my way …   New idioms dictionary

  • rap someone on (or over) the knuckles — rebuke or criticize someone. → knuckle …   English new terms dictionary

  • rap on/over/across the knuckles — rap (someone) on/over/across the knuckles see ↑rap, 2 • • • Main Entry: ↑knuckle …   Useful english dictionary

  • rap — rap1 [ræp] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(music)¦ 2¦(knock)¦ 3¦(crime)¦ 4 take the rap (for something) 5 beat the rap 6 a rap on/over the knuckles 7 a bum/bad rap ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Sense: 1; Date: 1900 2000; Origin: Perhaps from repartee] [Sense: 2 7; …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rap — I UK [ræp] / US noun Word forms rap : singular rap plural raps 1) [countable] a quick hard hit, or the sound of this There was a rap at the door. 2) a) [uncountable] music a way of talking using rhythm and rhyme, usually over a strong musical… …   English dictionary

  • rap knuckles — rap (someone s) knuckles a rap across/on/over the knuckles a punishment which is not very severe but which warns you not to behave that way again. She rapped my knuckles and sent me on my way …   New idioms dictionary

  • rap — [[t]ræ̱p[/t]] raps, rapping, rapped 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N n Rap is a type of music in which the words are not sung but are spoken in a rapid, rhythmic way. For some people, rap the music of the hip hop generation is just so much noise... Her… …   English dictionary


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