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    • Join Date: Jan 2007
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    #1

    tell in return

    When I say something to do or advise my brother, he wouldn't listen or obey to me, instead, he will say something to me again in a angry way. He always would like that only, whenever I asked him to do something, he would say something or other thing in return.

    Is he "rebutting" or "scolding" or something to me?

    Please give me the word.

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    • Join Date: Feb 2007
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    #2

    Re: tell in return

    He answers You back.
    or
    He mouths off.

    [not a techer]

  2. #3

    Re: tell in return

    From dictionary.com

    sass2
    -noun
    1.impudent or disrespectful back talk: Both parents refuse to take any sass from their kids. –verb (used with object) 2.to answer back in an impudent manner: Don't sass your mother.

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