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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The report also criticized US for spying on citizens, both at home and abroad, to a "massive and unrestrained" degree using its PRISM surveillance program, calling it a blatant violation of international law that seriously infringed human rights.
Pat Robertson has never been in that group that has criticized us for our policies.
To those who criticized us for our position on KTLA-Channel 5's hiring of sportscaster Claudia Trejos, a few clarifications: