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Some berate the show for reinforcing the notion that all those on benefits are feckless, lazy scroungers.
Afraid of being abandoned by the one healing institution in our community, we sit on our hands as our ministers berate us week after week To stop these attacks, we must take back our churches and challenge black ministers who take their marching orders from white bigots.
But for me to sit here and berate him and say that it's solely Shawn Green (not hitting well), that's not how you treat your players.
Instead, he snorts coke in the bathroom, berates his touchy feely sister (Louise-Anne Hippeu) and leaves, divulging nothing, which will inevitably ramp up his family's guilt after his demise.
Her morn constantly berates her, calls her "piggy," refuses to stock the refrigerator, and fosters an environment where Carmen finds it impossible to eat without judgment.
Anybody who berates Swansea City in any way is wrong.
FURY berates One woman told the Foreign Secretary: "How dare you talk about alcohol in a Sikh temple.
An of Walker berates striking council staff telling them they are `well out of order', `totally wrong' and to `get a grip'.
Later, Jack Warner (played by this film's director, Mark Rydell) berates Dean for saying, "I'm not a homosexual.
Hurling upwards of 75 multiple-choice questions in three pressure-filled rounds, the "Inquizitor" challenges and berates the players, banishing the lowest scoring contestant each round with his notorious command, "Please leave now.
In the category "New but Not Improved," Ebert berates the children's-cartoon-turned-failed-feature "Inspector Gadget," starring Matthew Broderick and Rupert Everett.
Amid Bent's barrage of Unfathomable physical and psychological abuse, Bluteau achieves the film's most shattering moment when he berates Max for poisoning their verbal lovemaking with the violence of the oppressor.