Translation of chide in Spanish:


reprender, v.

Pronunciation /tʃaɪd/ /tʃʌɪd/

transitive verb chided, chided, chid, chid, chidden

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    to chide sb for sth/-ing reprender / censurar a algn por algo/+ inf
    • One guy in a pickup pulls over and chides them for criticizing Wal-Mart.
    • He gently chided the organizers of another event, where he gave his talk in front of an empty wall.
    • I gently chided her for leaving me to face this cancer on my own.
    • The book also gently chides parents about their own angry behavior by illustrating the impact it has on children.
    • The plump cook chided me, slapping my small hand away when it reached for one more chocolate chip cookie.
    • His vigorously unconventional storytelling has earned him as many critics, who chide him for being overly clever and self-referential, as devotees.
    • ‘You're hurting me, you're hurting me,’ her daughter chides her.
    • 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.
    • She chides him for talking so philosophically.
    • When he explains that the crack about encouraging homemakers to become lawyers was a joke, she chides him about his tone.
    • The mayor also promises less services, and chides everyone for all our profligate ways in the past ten years.
    • I say this to Chris, and he chides me for assuming the falcons are of opposite sexes.
    • She chided the father for ‘abusing’ his son and said she intended to call the police.
    • The President instead chided the legislature for failing to attend to its own duties, such as passing legislation.
    • He also chided one reviewer at another paper for being self-centered.
    • The judge chided the girls for rapping on the door at such a late hour.
    • When it finally surfaced, other journalists politely chided him and dropped the subject.
    • Overwhelmed by this observation, I chided myself for never having noticed it before.
    • There used to be times when mothers chided children about bad handwriting.
    • 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.