Idiom: lay into someone
— Last night I laid into my roommate for eating all my cookies.
— It really doesn't help when my husband lays into our daughter for getting poor grades when we know she's studying very hard and doing her best.
— I'm tired of you laying into Sarah about her grades. What she needs is support so I've hired I a tutor to come three times a week to help her.
— Our coach really laid into us for not preparing well during the off-season.
— Laying into your puppy for peeing on the carpet is not helping to change his behavior. I recommend you hire a professional trainer.
— I hate it when my boyfriend gets drunk because he looks for any opportunity to lay into someone.
— My son is in the hospital after an entire group of football players laid into him as he was walking home.
— Police were called when our neighbor laid into his wife and gave her a black eye.
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