He heard (though he did not officially hear) Ted admonishing Tinka, "Come on now, kid; stick the lovely pink bow in your curls and beat it down to breakfast, or Goo-goo will jaw your head off."
Smeeth lovingly admonished them, "Now, fellows, I’m going to have a Heart to Heart Talk Evening at my house next Thursday.
IV Babbitt lay abed at his hotel, imagining the Zenith Athletic Club asking him, "What kind of a time d’you have in Chicago?" and his answering, "Oh, fair; ran around with Sir Gerald Doak a lot;" picturing himself meeting Lucile McKelvey and admonishing her, "You’re all right, Mrs. Mac, when you aren’t trying to pull this highbrow pose.
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He admonished the child for his bad behavior
"Harald asks the questions here," a man’s gruff voice admonished.
Katherine Applegate -- Everworld - Search For Senna