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have a word with (one)

To talk with one, perhaps to issue a warning or reprimand. A: "Aunt Karen let me have ice cream for dinner!" B: "Is that so? Karen, may I have a word with you?" I just had a word with Stu and he said he'll join us tonight.See also: have, word

have a word with

Speak with, discuss with, as in Jerry asked to have a word with you, or I must have a word with Bill about the repairs. This expression, from the late 1400s, was at one time used interchangeably with have words with, but it no longer is. See also: have, word

have a ˈword (with somebody) (about something)

have a short conversation about something, especially in private: Can I have a word, Marie? Its about Jane.See also: have, word

have a word with

To have a brief conversation with (someone); speak to.See also: have, word
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  • have a word with (one)
  • a word with (one)
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  • I'd like a word with you
  • Can I have a word with you?
  • I'd like to have a word with you
  • I'd like a word with you. and Could I have a word with you?
  • after (someone or something)
  • after you

have a word with

converse briefly I will have a word with him before he goes home tonight.

have a word with you

talk to you, discuss with you "As I left the room, Mr. Lee said, ""May I have a word with you?"""

have a word with|have|have a word

v. phr. 1. To talk, discuss, or speak briefly with. Robert, I need to have a word with you about tomorrow's exam. 2. To engage in a sincere discussion with the purpose of persuading the other person or let him or her know of one's dissatisfaction. Our boss has been making funny decisions lately; I think we ought to have a word with him.

to have a word with someone

to talk to someone about something you are not happy with: "I'm going to have a word with him about his kids' behaviour."

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