字幕表 動画を再生する 英語字幕をプリント Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Verb Phrase 159. The verb phrase today is to chew out. Okay. Let's take a look at the note here. If a person usually someone in authority somebody who's above others chews someone else out, he or she seriously scolds another person. So it's probably a lot of yelling, (yelling sounds) a lot something like that. All right. Let's continue. The origin of this term is believed to derive from world war II. Okay. The idea is that when a captain or a sergeant chews out someone below him, he uses a lot of jaw motion implying chewing. Yes. Sometimes you've seen this you know, in movies where they're training the soldiers and the drill sergeant is like yelling. That's kind of where the idea of chewing someone out came from. But we use it as a regular phrase meaning that somebody gets scolded very seriously. All right and let's look at three examples we have here. Example number one. His teacher chewed him out for making a disturbance in class. Okay. It could be. Number two . The police captain chewed out one of his officers for falling asleep and driving his patrol car into another vehicle. Yes. So he's probably costing the police department a lot of money. And what's wrong with you ? Something like that. Okay, and that the third one here. Jill's mother chewed her out for breaking her curfew. Yeah. Remember if you have an hour that you are supposed to return home by. Like if she's supposed to be home by ten. Maybe she came home at 12 or something. Maybe the mother chewed her out. Like you're supposed to be home by ten. You know that's your curfew. Something like that. Okay. Anyway I hope you got it. I hope it is clear. Thank you for your time. Bye- bye.