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    scolding after reminding..

    Here is a situation:

    My friend told me, day-before-yesterday, that he would call me yesterday. However, I didn't recieve call from him yesterday. So, on today morning, i reminded myself that i was supposed to receive a call from him, and since I hadn't received call from him, i scolded him with in myself.

    Today, he called me, and in the call, i told him that i had scolded him in my heart.

    However, I am somehow unhappy with the way i constructed those sentences. Could you please suggest some good sentences that can replace above clauses which are in the bold?

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    Exclamation Re: scolding after reminding..

    Quote Originally Posted by kiranlegend View Post
    Here is a situation:

    My friend told me, day-before-yesterday, that he would call me yesterday. However, I didn't recieve call from him yesterday. So, on today morning, i reminded myself that i was supposed to receive a call from him, and since I hadn't received call from him, i scolded him with in myself.

    Today, he called me, and in the call, i told him that i had scolded him in my heart.

    However, I am somehow unhappy with the way i constructed those sentences. Could you please suggest some good sentences that can replace above clauses which are in the bold?

    Thanks,
    Kiran
    You can try these alternatives.
    I scolded him with in myself.
    I chided him within myself
    I got annoyed and scolded him to my hearts content..(Idiomatic)

    I had scolded him in my heart.
    I took your forgetfulness to my heart and scolded you within my self.
    I felt wounded and could not help eating my hearts out over your forgetfulness (Idiomatic)
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    Re: scolding after reminding..

    Dear Kiran:

    Quote Originally Posted by kiranlegend View Post
    Here is a situation:

    My friend told me, the day-before-yesterday, that he would call me yesterday. However, I didn't receive a (or, 'the') call from him [yesterday]. So, on today this morning, I reminded myself that I was supposed to receive a call from him, and since I hadn't received call from him it, I scolded him with in myself.

    You could also say, 'I scolded him to myself.'

    Today, he called me, and in (or, 'during') the call, I told him that I had scolded him in my heart.

    Another possibility is, 'I told that I had felt like scolding him.'

    However, I am somehow unhappy with the way I constructed those sentences. Could you please suggest some good sentences that can replace above clauses which are in the bold?

    Thanks,
    Kiran
    I hope this is helpful,

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    Re: scolding after reminding..

    The help I received here is wonderful! Thanks:)

    I wrote a sentence as 'I scolded him with in myself.' Should the part in bold be within or with in?

    thanks in advance..

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    Re: scolding after reminding..

    Quote Originally Posted by kiranlegend View Post
    The help I received here is wonderful! Thanks:)

    I wrote a sentence as 'I scolded him with in myself.' Should the part in bold be within or with in?

    thanks in advance..
    "Within".

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    Exclamation Re: scolding after reminding..

    Quote Originally Posted by kiranlegend View Post
    The help I received here is wonderful! Thanks:)

    I wrote a sentence as 'I scolded him with in myself.' Should the part in bold be within or with in?

    thanks in advance..
    with and in are separate words and used as preposition but within is another word which is used as preposition as well as adverb.

    I scolded him within myself. Here it is one word and used as preposition meaning inside.
    He was startled by a cry from within. (here it is used as an adverb)

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