Engelsk ordbok



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Engelsk substantiv: reproof

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


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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcriticism, unfavorable judgment


Mere spesifikke uttrykkadmonishment, 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 verb: reproof

1. reproof (om kommunikasjon) 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


Ord 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 spesifikke uttrykkcriticise, criticize, knock, pick apart


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbrush down, castigate, chasten, chastise, correct, objurgate, tell off









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