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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dress down
 訓斥,狠揍

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 dress down
      v 1: censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child
           for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the
           Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter
           for bringing cold soup" [syn: call on the carpet, rebuke,
            rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw,
            call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate,
            chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast]
      2: put on clothes that make a careless or ill-dressed
         impression [syn: underdress] [ant: dress up]