English version

chastise

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchastisechas‧tise /tʃæˈstaɪz/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 formalCRITICIZE to criticize someone severely 🔊 ‘You’re a fool, ’ she chastised herself.2 PUNISH old-fashioned to physically punish someonechastisement noun [countable, uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
chastiseThe traditional whipping-stick the accusation of being photographic used to chastise artists was now extended to include cinematography.Tom chastises her for her past recklessness but agrees.Juditha Brown sent a personal letter to the judge chastising her for her ruling.Just a flirt, she chastised herself, and probably a married flirt for all that.Fool! she chastised herself, giving herself a shake as the buzzer on the microwave announced that the chicken was ready.Coleman chastised the board for not taking action sooner.Then some old women placed themselves at the front of the mob, alternately calming the children and half-heartedly chastising them.
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Verb table
chastise
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theychastise
he, she, itchastises
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theychastised
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave chastised
he, she, ithas chastised
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad chastised
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill chastise
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have chastised
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam chastising
he, she, itis chastising
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you, we, theyare chastising
Past
I, he, she, itwas chastising
you, we, theywere chastising
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been chastising
he, she, ithas been chastising
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been chastising
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be chastising
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been chastising
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