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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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She is good-natured about the chiding, particularly about her involvement in the Girl Scouts.
She was the subject of good-natured chiding by opposing coaches and referees about her dual status at the Bell-Jeff tournament last week when Oganyan coached with both teams on the same day.
Although the men spent the day chiding each other's school, Braden did have one nice thing to say about his office decor.
The audience is treated to a complete lesson in the art of making mozzarella cheese while Greco's dad is constantly chiding the boy to stop wincing every time he sticks his hand in the near boiling hot water used to temper the cheese to the right consistency.
The chairwoman, Assembly member Carole Migden, D-San Francisco, earned her nickname of ``The General,'' barking at her staff, chiding those giving testimony and simply cutting them off midsentence when she'd heard enough.
She prowls the aisles like a Marine boot camp instructor, sniffing out sinners and gently chiding their errant souls.
Sister act: She prowls the aisles like a Marine boot camp instructor, sniffing out sinners and gently chiding their errant souls.
The committee of civic leaders, you may recall, issued a scathing review of the school board's governing practices in February, chiding the seven members for creating a dysfunctional atmosphere at district headquarters.
In April, Turner once again stirred controversy by chiding fellow billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffett for not donating more money to charity.