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chide

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchidechide /tʃaɪd/ verb [intransitive, transitive] written  APPROVEto tell someone that you do not approve of something that they have done or said syn scold ‘Edward, you are naughty, ’ Dorothy chided.chide somebody for (doing) something She chided him for not responding to her Christmas cards. He swiftly chided himself for such thoughts.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
chideLitchfield chided as he stared up at him.She should have brought a wine jug from the hall, she chided herself as her breathing steadied.She wasn't normally afraid of thunderstorms, she chided herself crossly, as alarm pulsed through her body.But she was just being over-imaginative, she chided herself.Don't be ridiculous! she chided herself.It is that tender, chiding, mutual affection which makes these beautifully translated letters between them so agreeable to read.Eager and energetic, he never chided the players for their mistakes.chide somebody for (doing) somethingHe had been far too hard on Emma, in the tone of his voice, chiding her for a foolish idea.Rincewind wondered if it was poisonous, then chided himself for asking such a silly question.A whisky glass, she noticed, and immediately chided herself for being unkind.Even as Lincoln chided McClellan for his excessive caution, the Confederates completed another act of daring.She felt bitter about this, but chided herself for it.He prescribed a painkiller and suggested she keep busy, then he shooed her away and chided her for malingering.Harrell chides employees for not wearing their name tags.Eager and energetic, he never chided the players for their mistakes.
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Verb table
chide
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theychide
he, she, itchides
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theychidedchid
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave chid
he, she, ithas chid
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad chid
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill chide
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have chid
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam chiding
he, she, itis chiding
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you, we, theyare chiding
Past
I, he, she, itwas chiding
you, we, theywere chiding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been chiding
he, she, ithas been chiding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been chiding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be chiding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been chiding
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