English version

reprove

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreprovere‧prove /rɪˈpruːv/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 formalCRITICIZE to criticize someone for something that they have done syn tell offreprove somebody for (doing) something 🔊 Employees were reproved for smoking in the building’s restrooms.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
reproveAnd he suffered from moral gaucherie also: he disapproved, he reproved.You will not want to reprove any children for talking during your speech.Sometimes he reproved her weakly about the shirts.The Beggar reproves him, then turns to practical advice.Approaching the car I was driving, he reproved me, saying that a padre ought to know better.Did they imagine that on this day of all days the Speaker would reprove them?reprove somebody for (doing) somethingYou will not want to reprove any children for talking during your speech.
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Verb table
reprove
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyreprove
he, she, itreproves
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyreproved
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave reproved
he, she, ithas reproved
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad reproved
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill reprove
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have reproved
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam reproving
he, she, itis reproving
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you, we, theyare reproving
Past
I, he, she, itwas reproving
you, we, theywere reproving
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been reproving
he, she, ithas been reproving
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been reproving
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be reproving
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been reproving
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