In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive verbchidden, chid, chided
1reprendercensurarto chide sb for sth/-ing — reprender / censurar a algn por algo/+ inf
- His vigorously unconventional storytelling has earned him as many critics, who chide him for being overly clever and self-referential, as devotees.
- The 34-year-old rugby-playing vicar, who is married with three young children, chides his flock in the latest issue of his parish magazine.
- ‘You're hurting me, you're hurting me,’ her daughter chides her.
- She chided the father for ‘abusing’ his son and said she intended to call the police.
- I say this to Chris, and he chides me for assuming the falcons are of opposite sexes.
- He also chided one reviewer at another paper for being self-centered.
- The President instead chided the legislature for failing to attend to its own duties, such as passing legislation.
- Overwhelmed by this observation, I chided myself for never having noticed it before.
- The judge chided the girls for rapping on the door at such a late hour.
- When he explains that the crack about encouraging homemakers to become lawyers was a joke, she chides him about his tone.
- The plump cook chided me, slapping my small hand away when it reached for one more chocolate chip cookie.
- The mayor also promises less services, and chides everyone for all our profligate ways in the past ten years.
- When it finally surfaced, other journalists politely chided him and dropped the subject.
- She chides him for talking so philosophically.
- One guy in a pickup pulls over and chides them for criticizing Wal-Mart.
- I gently chided her for leaving me to face this cancer on my own.
- When I refused to eat my soup, she chided me, asking if I wanted to grow up to be as small as eight-year-olds tend to be.
- There used to be times when mothers chided children about bad handwriting.
- The book also gently chides parents about their own angry behavior by illustrating the impact it has on children.
- He gently chided the organizers of another event, where he gave his talk in front of an empty wall.
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