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Thread: "Chived at"

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    "Chived at"

    How do we suggest the removal of a phrasal verb from your list? This one is questionable. The submitter claims it means "to criticize". A search of the Web for "chive(d) at me/us" turns up no usages at all on the entire Web other than in this dictionary.

    I believe the submitter is confusing the word "chided" for "chived at". "Chided" does have the meaning indicated in the entry for "chive at" and is a commonly used verb.

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    Re: "Chived at"

    This way is fine.

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