lecture at (one)

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lecture at (one)

To give one a stern talk meant to educate or enlighten. Every time my parents start lecturing at me about fiscal responsibility, I just try to tune them out. Instead of just lecturing at your staff, why don't you try leading by example?
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lecture at someone (about something)

to talk to someone about something in the manner of a lecture. There is no need to lecture at me about the problem. I know how serious the matter is. Don't lecture at me all the time!
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They were briefed about the study and a survey perfoma was circulated at the end of lectures at their institutions.
78.69% opined that they could attend one lecture at the most if the lecture duration was kept for 1 hour, while 20.49% could attend a maximum of two lectures if so and one participant (0.8%) was eager to attend even up to 3 lectures at a stretch.
Jim Wheeler's letter in the April issue of Geographical laments the regular, disturbing exodus of people from Monday night lectures at the RGS-IBG in Kensington Gore before the lecture has finished.
In addition, students could use headsets during the seminars, so that they could replay the web-based lectures at will.
Summary: The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has organised a series of educational and awareness lectures at mosques in Sharjah, Khorfakkan, and Al Dhaid during the holy month of Ramadan.
TWO academics from Newcastle University have been chosen to give lectures at the British Science Festival when it comes to the city later this year.
Approximately seven out of ten agreed that Lecture Capture assisted them in understanding the content of lectures at their own pace (72.6%).
He also taught at UC-Santa Barbara in 1960 and at UCLA, 1965-66, and he delivered two lectures at UC-Berkeley.
Research shows that English-as-a-second-language (ESL) students have difficulty understanding academic lectures at American universities.
All in all, the introduction of enriched lectures at the University of New Brunswick has proven to a positive experience.
I began to see the Sunday lectures at the Ch'an Center twisted the kinds of simple and profound clarifications I was beginning to have into something cosmically grandiose and impossible for the ordinary mortal to achieve in this lifetime.
Because students can access and complete these lectures at their own pace, this type of learning is considered asynchronous.
BORGES DELIVERED THE 1967-68 Charles Eliot Norton Lectures at Harvard University over a six-month period between 24 October 1967 and 10 April 1968.
This year, Dr Peter Pintz of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Foundtion, has been instrumental in securing his foundation's full financial support for all the scholars delivering Invited Lectures at this meeting and I want to tell him how greatly We appreciate his help.
YOUNG people are being given a look at the stars as part of an inspiring series of lectures at Newcastle University.