Translation of berate in Spanish:

berate

reprender, v.

Pronunciation /bəˈreɪt//bɪˈreɪt/

transitive verb

formal

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    reprender
    amonestar
    to berate sb for sth reprender / amonestar a algn por algo
    • she berated herself silently for her disloyalty se reprochaba interiormente su falta de lealtad
    • In it, he denounces Peggy and berates his daughter for not replying to an earlier letter.
    • She shrieks at her sons, who berate her for not supporting the father, she weeps bitterly, tries to calm them.
    • He says she berates him in the car when he picks her up for church on Sundays.
    • He was unharmed after eight days' confinement, but he berated his wife for paying so much so soon.
    • Angry trade unionists berated candidates as privatisation of the rail industry swept on to the election stage.
    • When William falls in love, James berates him, and their relations remain needlessly strained until near the end.
    • We were in a theater and she was berating me for wearing open toe sandals when it was cold out.
    • I read one where the whole thing starts with him being berated for being out of shape.
    • Instead, he berates the man for having lied about it.
    • Then the mom starts berating the kids about their behavior and saying that's why she never takes them anywhere.
    • She berates us for publishing league tables of school achievement that are incomplete, yet will not provide the information that would make those school comparisons more compelling reading for parents.
    • His mother came out and berated me for raising my voice and scaring Zack.
    • Protests poured in from jewellery houses and designers, berating me for ruining their business.
    • Besides, is berating your guest as has become the custom these days the only way to get information out of someone?
    • Why must people be berated for telling the truth just because some people don't agree with it.
    • At one point, she would be berating her colleagues and the next minute she would be laughing and smiling with them like it was business as usual.
    • The episode they tuned into featured a mother berating her son who has just returned home after years of fighting alongside the rebels.
    • My husband already berates me for running the children to nursery in the car.
    • I placed my permit on the dashboard, but had not even got out of the vehicle before an elderly man in an adjacent car began berating me for parking there.
    • But in the meantime, let's stop berating men for not being perfect.