English to Afrikaans Meaning :: reprove

Reprove :
berispe
- berispebestrafbestrafberispe
 

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Verb(1) take to task

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(1) Whoever is unpunctual deserves that other people should reprove him for being unpunctual.(2) Our repeated failure to reprove and adequately rebuke heresy calls into serious question our theological system.(3) There was no discipline to impose itself on this clowning, and no parental authority to reprove it.(4) Though sympathetic toward General Tang, Li said he still felt compelled to criticize General Tang for not obeying the moral principles of the military to never reprove superior officers.(5) I turned out of Father's office, not caring if he reproved me or not.(6) And I will make thy tongue cleave to the roof of thy mouth, that thou shalt be dumb, and shalt not be to them a reprover : for they are a rebellious house.(7) The Church reproves , as foreign to the mind of Christ, any discrimination against men or harassment of them because of their race, color, condition of life, or religion.(8) ÔÇÿMock not, mock not,ÔÇÖ he reproves , ÔÇÿere you flout old ends any further, examine your consciences.ÔÇÖ(9) He is ÔÇÿalways joking with her,ÔÇÖ never reproves her, even ÔÇÿbabies herÔÇÖ much of the time.(10) His tone was gently reproving , but I was determined not to let him talk me down.(11) I reproved him, which rewarded me only with a glare and a longer drink.(12) ÔÇÿYou always were far too impatient,ÔÇÖ Angelus reproved .(13) The owners of one Goff house reproved gossiping neighbours by posting a sign, ÔÇÿWe don't like your house eitherÔÇÖ.(14) Growing up bilingual in English and German, Hobsbawm picked up three or four other languages along the way (he reproves monoglot historians for their provincialism).(15) ÔÇÿYou don't need to shout, Alli,ÔÇÖ Mrs. Silvano said reprovingly .(16) John reproves what he perceives as the author's insolent comments and suggests bringing his angry feelings to God in prayer.
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Verb
1. reprimand ::
teregwysing
2. rebuke ::
teregwysing
3. reproach ::
verwyt
4. scold ::
raas
5. admonish ::
vermaan
6. chastise ::
kasty
7. chide ::
twis
8. upbraid ::
begin verwyt
9. berate ::
raas
10. take to task ::
neem om taak
12. criticize ::
kritiseer
13. censure ::
sensuur
14. tell off ::
vertel af
16. dress down ::
rok af
18. give someone an earful ::
gee iemand 'n earful
19. give someone a roasting ::
gee iemand 'n braai
20. rap over the knuckles ::
rap oor die vingers getik
21. slap someone's wrist ::
klap pols iemand se
22. castigate ::
gispen
Antonyms
1. cite ::
noem
2. commend ::
beveel
Different Forms
reprove, reproved, reproves, reproving
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