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Engelsk navneord: reproof

1. reproof (om kommunikation) an act or expression of criticism and censure


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproval


Mindre specifikke termercriticism, unfavorable judgment


Mere specifikke termeradmonishment, admonition, bawling out, berating, blowing up, castigation, chastening, chastisement, chewing out, chiding, correction, dressing down, earful, going-over, lecture, monition, objurgation, reproach, riot act, scolding, speech, talking to, tongue-lashing, upbraiding, what for


Engelsk udsagnsord: reproof

1. reproof (om kommunikation) censure severely or angrily


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car.
The deputy ragged the Prime Minister.
The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup.


Eksempler på anvendelseSam cannot reproof Sue


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bawl out, berate, call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, dress down, have words, jaw, lambast, lambaste, lecture, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, scold, take to task, trounce


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termercriticise, criticize, knock, pick apart


Mere specifikke termerbrush down, castigate, chasten, chastise, correct, objurgate, tell off









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