remonter les bretelles

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʁə.mɔ̃.te le bʁə.tɛl/

Verb[edit]

remonter les bretelles

  1. (informal) (transitive with à) to tell off, to lecture, to give an earbashing, to straighten out
    se faire remonter les bretellesto catch heat, to catch hell

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