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he gave me a sermon

he gave me critical advice (Rat)

TRANSLATION

sermon = die Predigt to give s.o. a sermon = jmdm. eine Moralpredigt halten funeral sermon = die Leichenrede marriage sermon = die Traurede marriage-sermon = die Traurede penitential sermon = die Bußpredigt Sermon on the Mount [rel.] = die Bergpredigt LEO

STATISTICS

IN THE PRESS

"Following last month's losses, the finance manager gave us a sermon about travel costs. It's going to be economy class from now on."

"Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter,
Sermons and soda water the day after."

Lord Byron

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know?

ser-mon

1. a talk given during a religious service.  
The minister gave a sermon at church.

2. a long speech that is intended to teach or scold; a lecture. 
My mother gave me a sermon about my manners.

Synonyms

angel food, discourse,, dressing-down, exhortation, harangue, homily, lecture, lesson, moralism, pastoral, preach, preaching, preachment, talking-to, tirade

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