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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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On occasion, you will find names and offices chided; but there is always a call for the Christ-centred response.
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The rather gloomy vice-president of another firm chided him severely and asserted in a mournful voice that no matter how national and international affairs went, a slight recession was inevitable.
The ruling and opposition camps agreed to settle the issue by having Takenaka, along with Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Seiken Sugiura, respond to questions on his absence at the communications panel and chided by Kono, in addition to Hosoda's apology, lawmakers said.
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"This case has attracted five times the media interest that same-sex marriage did," chided Hannaford.
The whole episode reminds me of Clinton's 1998 State of the Union address, widely chided at the same time by reporters for going on too long, but which surveys later showed was well appreciated by a public whose appetite for detail is often underestimated.
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Kenneth Haller, GLMA president, specifically chided Florida for its policy of allowing gays and lesbians to serve as foster parents while not allowing them to adopt.
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Price argued that investors of all stripes need more disclosure and accountability from fund families about their processes, and he chided the industry for using its fee collections not to improve its investing acumen but to bulk up marketing, distribution and promotion of glossy events like golf tournaments.
Part of that came from a colleague of mine who chided me for criticizing those who don't take these programs seriously without offering practical help to those who are struggling to make a program work.