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"Chide" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "reprender", and "augment" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "aumentar". Learn more about the difference between "chide" and "augment" below.
chide
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to scold)
a. reprender
My grandmother is always chiding me for my bad table manners.Mi abuela siempre me reprende por mis malos modales en la mesa.
The father chided his daughter for her reckless behavior.El padre reprendió a su hija por su comportamiento imprudente.
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augment
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. aumentar
For this concert, we'll have to augment the choir's numbers with singers from outside.Para este concierto, tendremos que aumentar el número de cantantes del coro trayendo a otros de afuera.
b. incrementar
The company augmented its sales after launching a clever and original marketing campaign.La empresa incrementó sus ventas tras el lanzamiento de una campaña de marketing inteligente y original.
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