To get a 'talking to', a reprimand from someone in authority. Generally a vocal and loud display of anger where many people notice and the humiliation of being with the other person in public hurts as much as the the content of their tirade. To experience a display of dominance, for doing something outside of given guidelines. Being bitched out can also occur in private, domestic or corporate, situations.

"Jane got bitched out at the office today for not completing all her tasks. Was she ever pissed off at her computer!"

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