I'll give you what-for!

I'll give you what-for!
Я тебе задам!

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  • give you what for — lecture you, give you hell    If you miss hockey practice, the coach will give you what for …   English idioms

  • I'll give you what for! — I ll give (you) what for! informal something that you say when you are very angry with someone and intend to punish them. I ll give you what for, young lady, coming home at 2 o clock in the morning! …   New idioms dictionary

  • give someone what for — Vrb phrs. A severe reprimand. E.g. I ll give you what for if you don t shut your mouth …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • give them what for — give them a lecture, scold them, give you hell    After the team lost a game, the coach gave em what for …   English idioms

  • give someone what for — verb To punish; to rebuke. She gave him what for all right. But you could see she was ever so pleased and she went around telling everybody about it. Syn: give someone a piece of ones mind, let someone have it …   Wiktionary

  • I Can't Give You What I Haven't Got — Single infobox Name = I Can t Give You What I Haven t Got Artist = The Living End from Album = From Here On In Released = 2004 Format = Radio Single Recorded = 2004 Genre = Rock Length = 3 min 20 s Label = EMI Producer = Chart position = Reviews …   Wikipedia

  • what for — 1. adverb For what reason; why. He wants four copies of it? What for? 2. noun An unspecified punishment or rebuke When your dad gets home, hell give you what f …   Wiktionary

  • what for — spoken 1) used for asking the reason for something I need to have your name and address . What for? what ... for: What did you hit him for? 2) informal old fashioned if you give someone what for, you punish them If I catch that boy in my garden… …   English dictionary

  • what for — fun idi a) why: What are you doing that for?[/ex] b) a punishment or scolding: My mother will give me what for if I come home late again[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • I'll give what for! — I ll give (you) what for! informal something that you say when you are very angry with someone and intend to punish them. I ll give you what for, young lady, coming home at 2 o clock in the morning! …   New idioms dictionary

  • give someone food for thought — give (someone) food for thought to make someone think seriously about something. What you ve suggested has certainly given me food for thought …   New idioms dictionary


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