admonish (one) for (something)

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admonish (one) for (something)

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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THE Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee (LPDC) has, between January and November this year debarred seven lawyers, suspended twelve and admonished one for various professional misconducts, the chairman of the Body of Benchers, Alhaji Bashir Dalhatu has disclosed.