English version

admonish

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishadmonishad‧mon‧ish /ədˈmɒnɪʃ $ -ˈmɑː-/ verb [transitive]  formalTELL somebody OFF to tell someone severely that they have done something wrongadmonish somebody for (doing) something The witness was admonished for failing to answer the question.admonishment noun [countable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
admonishNo wonder I was constantly admonished by my father to summon all my meager spiritual resources and be on my best behavior.Before he released the panel, Weisberg admonished jurors to avoid the massive publicity generated by their verdicts.Though admonished not to by the funeral director, I want to touch her.Perhaps he had been surprised to be greeted by an adult who didn't either admonish or cross-examine him.He then proceeded tactfully to admonish the theorists of botany in order to protect the practitioners of gardening.Go ahead, admonished the voice, but see if you can look yourself in the eye tomorrow morning.admonish somebody for (doing) somethingThe witness was admonished for refusing to answer the question.
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Verb table
admonish
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyadmonish
he, she, itadmonishes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyadmonished
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave admonished
he, she, ithas admonished
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad admonished
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill admonish
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have admonished
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam admonishing
he, she, itis admonishing
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you, we, theyare admonishing
Past
I, he, she, itwas admonishing
you, we, theywere admonishing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been admonishing
he, she, ithas been admonishing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been admonishing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be admonishing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been admonishing
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