read a lecture

гл. бранить, отчитывать, ругать Syn : tutor, tell off

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  • read a lecture — phrasal also read a lesson : to reprimand severely …   Useful english dictionary

  • read — (rēd) v. read (rĕd), read·ing, reads v. tr. 1. To examine and grasp the meaning of (written or printed characters, words, or sentences). 2. To utter or render aloud (written or printed material): »read poems to the students …   Word Histories

  • read a lesson — phrasal see read a lecture …   Useful english dictionary

  • read — read1 [rēd] vt. read [red] reading [rēd′iŋ] [ME reden, to explain, hence to read < OE rædan, to counsel, interpret; akin to Ger raten, to counsel, advise < IE * rē dh, *rə dh < base * ar , *(a)rē , to join, fit > ART3, ARM1, L reri,… …   English World dictionary

  • Lecture — Lec ture ( t[ u]r; 135), n. [F. lecture, LL. lectura, fr. L. legere, lectum, to read. See {Legend}.] 1. The act of reading; as, the lecture of Holy Scripture. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. A discourse on any subject; especially, a formal or methodical …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lecture — [lek′chər] n. [ME, act of reading < ML lectura < pp. of L legere, to read: see LOGIC] 1. a) an informative talk given as before an audience or class and usually prepared beforehand b) the text of such a talk 2. a lengthy rebuke or scolding… …   English World dictionary

  • Lecture — Lec ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lectured} ( t[ u]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lecturing}.] 1. To read or deliver a lecture to. [1913 Webster] 2. To reprove formally and with authority. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lecture — ► NOUN 1) an educational talk to an audience, especially one of students in a university. 2) a lengthy reprimand or warning. ► VERB 1) deliver an educational lecture or lectures. 2) talk seriously or reprovingly to. ORIGIN Latin lectura, from… …   English terms dictionary

  • Lecture — A lecture is an oral presentation intended to present information or teach people about a particular subject, for example by a university or college teacher. Lectures are used to convey critical information, history, background, theories and… …   Wikipedia

  • lecture — {{11}}lecture (n.) late 14c., action of reading, that which is read, from M.L. lectura a reading, lecture, from L. lectus, pp. of legere to read, originally to gather, collect, pick out, choose (Cf. ELECTION (Cf. election)), from PIE *leg to pick …   Etymology dictionary

  • lecture — /ˈlɛktʃə / (say lekchuh) noun 1. a discourse read or delivered before an audience, especially for instruction or to set forth some subject: a lecture on Picasso. 2. a speech of warning or reproof as to conduct; a long, tedious reprimand: *The… …   Australian English dictionary

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