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chide (one) for (something)

To reprimand or tease one about something. The other guys on the team chided him for missing that easy basket. Mom chided me for coming to the party without a gift.
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chide someone for something

to tease or scold someone for doing something. Maria chided Gerald for being late.
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I often chide myself for my irreverence toward those 200,000 who died that day.
The only consolation for Bush may be that if Al Gore chides him for endorsing discrimination, he can chide Al Gore for hypocrisy in pretending to be a true supporter of religious liberty.
Those who view them as dangerous fault FDA for not requiring rigorous testing earlier, while those who regard the implants as relatively safe chide the naysayers.
com, an online news magazine, was right to chide the president for emphasizing Day to bolster his case.
Harbour also took the opportunity to chide those within the Southern Baptist Convention who have launched an "all-out attack" against the constitutional principle that guarantees religious freedom in the United States.
In the chapter on the Church he appears to chide her through a voice from Saskatchewan: "How can we justify excluding half the human race from the priesthood?
com, has posted job openings in council offices, a memo from Mayor James Hahn on city workers being responsible for traffic tickets, links to news stories and comments that chide council members for being rude to the public or late to meetings.
There's also a scene where Bassett's character walks into a bar to see Stan Ross (Mac's character) and his Milwaukee Brewer teammates do a ``da- da-da, da-da-da'' chant, as a way to chide him.