Chide in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Chide

tell somebody off; scold

Examples of Chide in a sentence

I don’t want the boss to chide me for being late again, so I’m setting the alarm for a half hour earlier. 🔊

I knew that Mrs. Perkins would probably chide me for having terrible penmanship, so I decided to type the final draft of my essay on the computer. 🔊

I enjoyed watching the mother bird chatter and chide the babies until they finally made their first awkward attempt at flight. 🔊

Lisa knew that her friends would chide her for refusing to go to the fraternity party, but she was certain that she was making the smart choice. 🔊

If Courtney didn’t always bother to chide Tommy about wearing a helmet when he goes skate boarding, he would probably have brain damage from all the falls he’s taken. 🔊

Although I realized that my accountant would probably chide me for not making quarterly payments to the IRS, I preferred to hold on to my money as long as I could. 🔊

Mary knew that things had been very hectic at her husband’s job, so she didn’t chide him for forgetting their anniversary. 🔊

It never fails that I overindulge on treats on the weekend, then chide myself on Monday for having such weak will power. 🔊

Little Carrie was proud of her new haircut, and she never expected her mother to chide her for her creativity. 🔊

Despite the President’s efforts to chide the reporters at the press conference for getting off-topic, they continued to pursue the same controversial line of questioning. 🔊

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