tongue-lashing


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In the leaked cable, William Meara, the economic adviser at the US embassy in Rome, said that despite budget cuts and 'with its 2009 G8 presidency looming', the newly installed, centre-right government in Italy 'may decide to maintain funding levels (to Africa) simply to avoid an embarrassing tongue-lashing from Bono et al', reports the Guardian.
Well, another day, another dollar as they say and tongue-lashing thedead can certainly be lucrative.
SUTTON Coldfield Town players suffered a tongue-lashing from manager Chris Keogh this week after they crashed out of the Walsall Senior Cup.
Get in a fight with a gay man, and you may get a tongue-lashing, but you're not likely to end up with a black eye.
Ramsay's tongue-lashing, which came after losing patience with the former minister on Hell's Kitchen, is in a short list of TV treats from 2004.
The spokesman said recent remarks by Bush referring to North Korean leader Kim Jong Il as a tyrant were ''a base tongue-lashing that can be made only by the stupid.''
It's just a week ago since Toon Army chairman Freddy Shepherd gave Sir Bobby and the squad a rare tongue-lashing. The result, seven days later, is a convincing 3-0 victory at Southampton, also laying to rest one of those statistics that football throws up.
I RECEIVED a Sunday Roast tongue-lashing from Baggies boss Gary Megson at the Gary Newbon bash last weekend.
Since Alsup's tongue-lashing, the Department of Interior has played another card in the controversy.
Laura probably aren't having a great time, millions of other listeners are vicariously savoring the verbal tongue-lashing handed out to somebody else.
Controversial TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson has directed his vitriol at many things over the years and is now giving a tongue-lashing to one of his own books.
Unfortunately, this means that just about anyone can be the target of a good tongue-lashing.