to make an example of someone infont of many people, in order to humiliate (merk) them
Used widely by DT teachers:
when a student misbehaves they are taken to one side and the following is said:
It seems to me that your aim for this lesson is to annoy me... WELL YOU'VE SUCCEEDED!!! This time its only a quiet word but next time, I'LL MAKE A SHEPHERDS SHOW OF YOU!!!