read to filth (or) read for filthRate this phrase:(4.50 / 2 votes)Say it
Basically to scold, or to get called out on something; to reprimand, to degrade, to cuss out, to correct, to set them straight, to tell them what's what & who's who.

That crazy woman was notorious for being scandalous, & was even read to filth by the owner of the club!

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