to roast someone means to admonish, criticize severely or speak angrily and vigorously to someone.
Roast someone examples
You are late for work for the fourth time this week; your boss will really roast you this time.
Wow! She has roasted him in front of everybody. If she wanted to air their dirty laundry, she could’ve done it in private.
Roast someone in Bulgarian
In Bulgarian, if we want to roast someone, we should say дразня (pronounced draznja) (literally, to tease).
Roast someone in Catalan
In Catalan you can say dir el nom del porc (a algú) (literally, to tell the name of the pig (to someone)’
Rast someone in Dutch
In Dutch, the equivalent to roast is het vuur aan de schenen leggen (nl) (literally, put the fire to the shins).
Roast someone in German
In German, an equivalent expression is rüffeln (literally to ruffle).
Roast someone in French
In French we would use the expression s’en prendre à qn (literally, to attack sb).
Roast someone in Japanese
In Japanese is 酷評する( kokuhyō suru) (literally, to criticize).
Roast someone in Russian
In Russian, a similar expression is задираться (ru) impf (pronounced zadiratʹsja) (informal) (literally, to bully), цапаться (ru) impf (pronounced capatʹsja) (informal)
Roast someone in Spanish
In Spanish (from Spain), in a colloquial way, you say echar un rapapolvo (literally, to throw a scold to someone) or poner verde a alguien (literally, to put green to somebody, although in this second meaning normally the criticized person is not present).
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