to give a sermon to someone; to give someone unwanted advice about good moral behavior
- She’s a teacher who can talk to her students about serious subjects without sermonizing.
- People may be sermonized out of their money. (W. Livingston, Letters, 1768)
- This man always sermonizes
- …did not believe that it was the president’s place to sermonize, especially to other world leaders…
- читать мораль, поучать, проповедовать, читать нотацию