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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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"'All right, thanks' is what you think of your cheese and pickle sandwich" Broadcaster Vanessa Feltz chides Andy Murray for his unenthusiastic response when asked "How was the wedding?
"Eat life or life will eat you" - Dame Joan Collins chides a fellow partygoer for adopting a sugar-free regime.
"Has this dotty woman forgotten what it is to be young and carefree?" Ann Widdecombe chides TV's Kirstie Allsopp for saying that girls should have babies before going to university.
When it snows in Nazareth, Joseph chides Jesus for making it happen through prayer.
He chides those who scoff at her small sacrifices (such as folding the mantles that the other sisters had forgotten) as "spiritual snobs!"
Hampton in his indignant flag-waving mode--an implicit insult to Americans less xenophobic than himself, of which there are happily quite a few- chides me for calling The Straight Story "propaganda," adding, "as if Lynch's taking money from Disney were inherently more compromising than Abbas Kiarostami working under the aegis of a totalitarian theocracy." What I'd like to know is where he sees propaganda for theocracy or totalitarianism in Kiarostami's films.
Newsweek chides Gates for giving only about one-third of 1 percent of his net worth to charity.
Instead, he recognizes that the principal purpose of nuclear weapons is to discourage the other side from using nuclear weapons as well as to damp down potential conflicts that might escalate into conventional and then into nuclear wars, and he justifiably chides the proponents of "flexible response"--gradual escalation from conventional weapons to "tactical" nuclear weapons to larger-scale nuclear exchanges--for not thinking seriously about where flexibility can lead.
"Eat life, or life will eat you" - Dame Joan Collins chides a fellow partygoer for adopting a sugar-free regime.
"It is low-grade, it is down-market and it is unacceptable." Commons Speaker John Bercow chides rowdy MPs during Prime Minister's question time.
"It is low-grade, it is down-market and it is unacceptable" - Commons Speaker John Bercow chides rowdy MPs during Prime Minister's question time.
In that remarkable essay, Heron chides his London colleagues for their obtuseness, refers to Clement Greenberg's "brilliant Partisan Review articles," and exhibits a profound formal astuteness and an unusual ability to rethink his premises.
He has found out that pro-abortionists have been aware of his discovery for over twenty years, and chides prolifers, including himself, for not having found out the truth long ago.