criticize (one) for (something)

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criticize (one) for (something)

To voice disapproval of one for a particular action. We have to be on time today because they always criticize us for being late. I was criticized for that mistake even though it wasn't my fault.
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criticize someone for something

to reprimand or censure someone for something. I hope you don't criticize me too severely for my part in this matter. Maria criticized Ken for not being there on time.
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Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's founder, thinks otherwise; in a profile this week in the New Yorker, he says of Facebook's loose privacy policies: "[P]eople will probably criticize us for this for a long time, but we just believe that this is the right thing to do.
Readers need not get caught up in more-complicated analyses, such as significance testing, effect sizes, and even regression--statistical methods that Raymond and Hanushek criticize us for not using.
People criticize us for bringing our books into prisons.
There is uneasiness in seeing those who take full advantage of free speech criticize us for the missile strike against terrorist targets exhibit a deafening silence in condemning Moslem terrorism.
We realized people would criticize us for dealing with the PRI, but who else do you deal with in Mexico?