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Negative ConnotationPlay
Using 'criticize' often implies negativity. Be mindful it can sound harsh or unfair. SlideHe was upset when his partner criticized his cooking.
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Constructive FeedbackPlay
To soften 'criticize,' suggest improvements or mention positives alongside negatives. SlideShe criticized my essay but offered helpful tips to improve it.
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Avoid Personal AttacksPlay
'Criticize' should target actions or work, not the person. Personal criticism can offend. SlideMy coach criticized my technique, not my dedication.