criticize collocations and examples

 UK /ˈkrɪtɪsaɪz/

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say what you think is bad about something


Adverbs frequently used with criticize
severely: bitterly, fiercely, harshly, heavily, roundly, severely, stronglyFollowing the release of a Senate report that harshly criticizes US intelligence gathering, lawmakers are shifting their focus.The bank’s strategy has been roundly criticized by financial experts.fairly: rightlyThe violation of international law was rightly criticized.unfairly: unfairlyIf he feels we’re being criticized unfairly, he’s always ready to respond.publicly: openly, publiclyAnyone who openly criticizes the government faces possible arrest.greatly/frequently: constantly, frequently, much, widelyThe cost of parking was widely criticized as extortionate.
 
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