English version

take something out on somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtake something out on somebody phrasal verbSUFFERto treat someone badly when you are angry or upset, even though it is not their fault Don’t take it out on me just because you’ve had a bad day.take your anger/frustration etc out on somebody Irritated with herself, she took her annoyance out on Bridget. take→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
take out on He takes his wrath out on the chair.And as there isn't an Inquisition any more, they take it out on the horses.I was upset and taking it out on you.take it out onWe get tired and sometimes we take it out on one another.So I took it out on Phil when he did show up which was natural enough I suppose but probably unhelpful.Grand Forks residents, their memories short, took it out on that nice, hard-working and inspirational Pat, they say.And as there isn't an Inquisition any more, they take it out on the horses.When the real Mac crashes and trashes your hard disc, you can take it out on the Smack-a-Mac!They can't do it so they take it out on those who can.All smelly, and then he gets downs on you, and takes it out on you.I was upset and taking it out on you.
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Verb table
take
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytake
he, she, ittakes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytook
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave taken
he, she, ithas taken
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad taken
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill take
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have taken
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam taking
he, she, itis taking
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you, we, theyare taking
Past
I, he, she, itwas taking
you, we, theywere taking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been taking
he, she, ithas been taking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been taking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be taking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been taking
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