chide (one) for (something)

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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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He told us he got irked when Ditingki chided him for unknown reasons.
While the actor wanted the ad to bring hope to other paralyzed people, some critics chided him for being overly optimistic about the current state of research into spinal cord regeneration.
The judge allowed him to keep his court-appointed public defender but still chided him for having a top-of-the-line car when he claimed only a few hundred dollars in the bank.