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rebuke

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrebukere‧buke /rɪˈbjuːk/ ●○○ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 formalTELL somebody OFF to speak to someone severely about something they have done wrong syn reprimandrebuke somebody for doing something 🔊 Members of the jury were sharply rebuked for speaking to the press.rebuke noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 a rebuke from the president→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
rebukeWelfare workers were sternly rebuked by the court for ignoring the woman's plea for help.When the extent of the pollution became known, the company was publicly rebuked by the Governor.The Soviet media did not openly rebuke Ceausescu for his reception of Carrington.So when they held dinner-parties Scarlet skimped on the smoked salmon, and Brian rebuked her for her graceless parsimony.He rebuked himself for his stupidity.He rebukes Steve Forbes' brand of supply-side economics.Amnesty International rebuked the British government for its treatment of the refugees.He had no sooner rebuked the women than La Salle rebuked him.rebuke somebody for doing somethingMembers of the jury were sharply rebuked for speaking with the press.
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Verb table
rebuke
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrebuke
he, she, itrebukes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrebuked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave rebuked
he, she, ithas rebuked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad rebuked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill rebuke
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have rebuked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam rebuking
he, she, itis rebuking
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you, we, theyare rebuking
Past
I, he, she, itwas rebuking
you, we, theywere rebuking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been rebuking
he, she, ithas been rebuking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been rebuking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be rebuking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been rebuking
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