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reprimand someone for something

to scold someone for something; to admonish someone for something. There is no need to reprimand me for a simple accident! Mary was reprimanded for being late.
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She got through her lessons as well as she could, and managed to escape reprimands by being a model of deportment.
Summary: Mayor Bilal Hamad said Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk's reprimand against him following an investigation into the deaths of two firefighters was "illegal," shifting blame on the office of the governor instead.
The State Commission on Judicial Conduct, which is responsible for investigating judicial misconduct, issued the reprimand this month to District Judge Carter Tinsley Schildknecht of Dawson County.
In eight cases they were fined e1/4300, one was fined e1/4200, four were fined e1/4100, two e1/450 and one was issued a written reprimand.
The club has been fined 100,000 Swiss francs and issued with a reprimand, while the player has been sanctioned with a reprimand," said FIFA's statement.
Kiwi paceman Milne received an official reprimand for violating the game's code of conduct, the ICC said.
I am so happy that the reprimand did not negatively affect my future.
The Washington Post reported recently that in January, military officials "quietly" issued a reprimand to retired Lt.
8(e) of the royal charter byelaws and regulations, the committee invited Smith to consent to the imposition of the sanction of a reprimand by way of consent order without further proceedings, to which he agreed.
Physician May Continue Personal Volunteer Pro-Life Work Without Fear of University Reprimand
A JUDGE who said burglary needed "a huge amount of courage" has been given a formal reprimand, the Office for Judicial Complaints said.
TEESSIDE judge Peter Bowers has been given a formal reprimand after he told a burglar he had shown a "huge amount of courage".
The seven each received a punitive letter of reprimand and were docked half pay for two months, a Navy official said.
Forbes, who teaches languages at Lasswade High School in Midlothian, was handed a reprimand which will remain active on his record for two years.
THE International Olympic Committee have issued a reprimand and a warning to two members following allegations they were paid kickbacks by the collapsed sports marketing company ISL.