Name and shame 點名批評

What can you do if you want to tell everyone a person has done something wrong? Learn a simple but useful phrase.
A useful phrase for when you want to openly criticise a person

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今日片語

名詞“name”在這個片語中被當作動詞使用,表示“說出…的名稱或姓名”。“Shame”作名詞時的意思有“羞愧,遺憾”,在這裡其動詞形式所表達的意思是“使…感到羞愧,羞辱”。在正式場合中,可以用“name and shame”表示“公開指責”的意思;在日常對話中,它可以被理解為“點名批評”。

例句

The newspaper article named and shamed celebrities who are not paying their taxes.
報紙上的那篇文章公開指責了那些不納稅的名人。

The manager has decided to name and shame the tardiest team members.
經理決定點名批評團隊中工作又懶又慢的成員。

The club plans to name and shame members who do not pay their membership fees on time.
那家俱樂部點名批評了不按時繳會費的會員。