Idiom:  launch into someone


Idiom:  launch into someone

  • to severely criticize someone

Example sentences

— My parents launched into me after I came home an hour late Saturday night.

— I didn’t expect my mother-in-law to launch into me the first time we met but she did and fortunately my husband defended me.

— Our boss launches into us if we're even two minutes late.

— I want to apologize for launching into you last night at dinner. I was wrong.

— The next time you launch into me like that I'll quit.

— You really need to stop launching into people before you have all the facts.

— I regret launching into my husband for stupid little things.  After he passed away, I would give anything for just one more day with him.

— Was it necessary to launch into your son during the game? Let his coach do the coaching instead.


  • jump all over someone
  • rake someone over the coals
  • give someone a tongue lashing

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