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.
Gough, 44, appeared at Dingwall Sheriff Court, where he was freed after being admonished for breach of the peace three days ago.