English to Swahili Meaning :: berate

Berate :
kuwakemea
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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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1. scold ::
kukemea
2. rebuke ::
kukemea
3. reprimand ::
kuikabili
4. reproach ::
laumu
5. reprove ::
kukaripia
6. admonish ::
mawaidha
7. chide ::
chide
8. criticize ::
kukosoa
9. upbraid ::
kuikemea
10. take to task ::
kuchukua ili kazi
12. haul over the coals ::
haul juu ya makaa
13. castigate ::
castigate
14. tell off ::
kuwaambia mbali
16. give someone what for ::
kumpa mtu kile kwa
17. dress down ::
mavazi chini
20. rap over the knuckles ::
rap juu knuckles
21. bawl out ::
foka nje
22. come down on ::
kuja chini ya
23. tear into ::
machozi katika
24. blast ::
mlipuko
26. chew out ::
kutafuna nje
27. zing ::
Zing
28. take to the woodshed ::
kuchukua ili woodshed
29. call down ::
piga chini
30. rate ::
kiwango
31. reprehend ::
lawama
Different Forms
berate, berated, berates, berating
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