admonish (one) for

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admonish (one) for

To reprimand one for a wrongdoing. Katherine admonished Theresa for arriving late to work.
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admonish someone for something

to warn or scold someone mildly for doing something. The nurse admonished the patient for not eating her dinner.
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A number of television stations have been admonished for a fleeting reference to a website during a children's program -- but in the unfortunate case of KSBY-TV San Luis Obispo, there was more to the story.
I don't feel the county should be admonished for trying to generate revenue that goes back into the taxpayers' coffers that can be used to fund other parks projects,'' she said.
Gough, 44, appeared at Dingwall Sheriff Court, where he was freed after being admonished for breach of the peace three days ago.
Unified School District's Gay and Lesbian Education Commission - acting without Board of Education approval - has been admonished for lobbying against legislation that would ban recognition of same-sex marriages in California.