I've delivered her a stern rebuke and promised I'll be back to conduct regular inspections.
He had more expected a sharp rebuke for sleeping late, maybe even a none-too-gentle reminder in the form of a hand to his backside.
This rebuke flew in the face of Hamilton's express words in his Report.
I opened my mouth for a sharp rebuke but just then the waitress appeared, bringing our plates of burgers and fries.
God will often use men to offer a verbal rebuke through prophecy or admonishment before disciplining us.
His declaration is the first time a sitting Conservative MP has advocated a complete break with the EU and is sure to provoke a sharp rebuke from party whips.
Chelsea flushes at the mild rebuke , though she knows it's only the truth.
Indeed the Academy issued a rare rebuke of the studio for its campaign.
He also delivered a sharp rebuke to those who argued against the day on profit grounds.
I tried to explain my doubtless feeble joke, but my critic was having none of it, delivering her rebuke and, having had her stern say, ringing off.