English to Afrikaans Meaning :: berate

Berate :
raas
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Verb(1) censure severely or angrily

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(1) She shrieks at her sons, who berate her for not supporting the father, she weeps bitterly, tries to calm them.(2) He was unharmed after eight days' confinement, but he berated his wife for paying so much so soon.(3) He says she berates him in the car when he picks her up for church on Sundays.(4) Instead, he berates the man for having lied about it.(5) Besides, is berating your guest as has become the custom these days the only way to get information out of someone?(6) When William falls in love, James berates him, and their relations remain needlessly strained until near the end.(7) We were in a theater and she was berating me for wearing open toe sandals when it was cold out.(8) I read one where the whole thing starts with him being berated for being out of shape.(9) Why must people be berated for telling the truth just because some people don't agree with it.(10) In it, he denounces Peggy and berates his daughter for not replying to an earlier letter.(11) The episode they tuned into featured a mother berating her son who has just returned home after years of fighting alongside the rebels.(12) Protests poured in from jewellery houses and designers, berating me for ruining their business.(13) My husband already berates me for running the children to nursery in the car.(14) But in the meantime, let's stop berating men for not being perfect.(15) She berates us for publishing league tables of school achievement that are incomplete, yet will not provide the information that would make those school comparisons more compelling reading for parents.(16) At one point, she would be berating her colleagues and the next minute she would be laughing and smiling with them like it was business as usual.
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Verb
1. scold ::
raas
2. rebuke ::
teregwysing
3. reprimand ::
teregwysing
4. reproach ::
verwyt
5. reprove ::
berispe
6. admonish ::
vermaan
7. chide ::
twis
8. criticize ::
kritiseer
9. upbraid ::
begin verwyt
10. take to task ::
neem om taak
12. haul over the coals ::
sleep oor die kole
13. castigate ::
gispen
14. tell off ::
vertel af
16. give someone what for ::
gee iemand wat vir
17. dress down ::
rok af
20. rap over the knuckles ::
rap oor die vingers getik
21. bawl out ::
joelen uit
22. come down on ::
kom neer op
23. tear into ::
skeur in
24. blast ::
ontploffing
26. chew out ::
kou uit
27. zing ::
Zing
28. take to the woodshed ::
neem om die houtkamer
29. call down ::
bel af
30. rate ::
koers
31. reprehend ::
berispen
Different Forms
berate, berated, berates, berating
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