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 suggested, as reported Sunday, that Clinton stand in the well of the House and listen silently while members of Congress, the people we elected to run the government, chide him for his concealing his adulterous relationship with the former White House intern and needlessly protracting Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr's investigation.
Being a good citizen, the lad reports it to police, but they find no one there and no apparent disruptions, so they chide him for making a false report.