tongue-lashing

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Nancy, ex-lover of former England boss Sven Goran Eriksson, got her marching orders after the last in a succession of tongue-lashings from the judges.
For Wallace that was scarier than being on the end of one of the Irishman's tongue-lashings.
He decided to leave the show last week after repeated tongue-lashings from the Strictly judges.
His command of English, learned at Baghdad university, not only ensured that the big guns of the English-language media turned out to listen, but also helped him give fierce tongue-lashings guaranteed to make any diplomat squirm.