cast in (one's) teeth



cast in (one's) teeth

To reprimand harshly. Possibly refers to the ancient punishment of knocking one's teeth out with stones. Oh man, did Mr. Smith cast it in my teeth today when he found out I still hadn't finished the project he gave me an extension on!
See also: cast, teeth

Common Names:

NameGenderPronouncedUsage
JoÃOzinho-Portuguese
CarolynKER-ə-lin, KAR-ə-linEnglish
Bourgeois['buəʒwa:]
Iva (3)-Czech
Tutankhamontoo-tahng-KAH-mən (English)Ancient Egyptian
Jiang-Chinese