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I gave him a stern talking to.
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Vocabulary list

kotteri
adverb, adverb taking the to particle, suru verb
  1. thickly; heavily; richly (ごってり is emphatic)
  2. severely; strongly
aitsu
pronoun
  1. he; she; that guy (きゃつ and かやつ are masc.)
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive (occasionally ん, orig. written 乃 or 之)
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion (often ん)
  5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
aburawoshiboru

te-form

aburawoshibotte
expression, godan verb
  1. to chew out; to reprimand severely; to rake over the coals; to give a sound scolding; to tell someone off; to scold; to rebuke
  2. to press oil
wo
particle
  1. indicates direct object of action
  2. indicates subject of causative expression
  3. indicates an area traversed
  4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
  5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
  6. indicates object of desire, like, hate, etc.
shiboru

te-form

shibotte
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to wring (towel, rag); to squeeze (esp. 絞る)
  2. to squeeze (fruit to extract juice); to press; to extract; to milk; to express milk (esp. 搾る)
  3. to rack (one's brains); to strain (one's voice)
  4. to extort; to exploit
  5. to chew out; to reprimand severely; to rake over the coals; to give a sound scolding; to tell someone off; to scold; to rebuke (often passive voice)
  6. to drill into; to train
  7. to narrow down (one's focus); to whittle down
  8. to gather up (curtain, etc.); to tighten (drawstring)
  9. to stop down (lens)
  10. to turn down (e.g. radio)
  11. to bend (bow); to draw
  12. to hold down; to constrict; to immobilize
yaru

Plain Past Indicative Form

yatta
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to do; to undertake; to perform; to play (a game); to study
  2. to send; to dispatch; to despatch
  3. to put; to move; to turn (one's head, glance, etc.)
  4. to give (esp. to someone of equal or lower status); to let have; to present; to bestow; to confer
  5. to make (a vehicle) go faster
  6. to run (a business); to keep; to be engaged in; to practice (law, medicine, etc.); to practise
  7. to have (food, drink, etc.); to eat; to drink; to smoke
  8. to hold (a performance); to perform; to show
  9. to ease (one's mind)
  10. to harm; to injure; to kill
  11. to have sex with
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to live; to get by; to get along
suffix, godan verb
  1. to do ... completely (after the -masu stem of a verb, often in the negative)
  2. to do ... broadly; to do ... to a great distance (after the -masu stem of a verb)
auxiliary verb, godan verb
  1. to do ... for (someone of equal or lower status); to do ... to (sometimes with negative nuance) (after the -te form of a verb)
  2. to make active efforts to ... (after the -te form of a verb)

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