put someone in their place

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To remind someone of his position.
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Submitted on July 10, 2018

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put someone in their placeTo bring somebody down; to humble or rebuke.
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  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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