*lash out*

*lash out*

Definition: to speak to someone cruelly or angrily, criticising or scolding them. Often followed by “at” or “against”.

(This phrasal verb has more than one meaning)

E.g.1: I lashed out at Jenny and called her a “stupid idiot” and a lot of other names.
E.g.2: He took the opportunity to lash out against the company.

This phrasal verb cannot be separated.

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