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At Nguyen’s two-year-old ramen restaurant, graffiti scrawled on a patio table admonished him to “Go back 2 China.”
Grade school math students are likely familiar with teachers admonishing them not to just guess the answer to a problem.New Algorithm Breaks Speed Limit for Solving Linear Equations|Kevin Hartnett|March 8, 2021|Quanta Magazine
Iowa previously had admonished Doyle over a 100-squat workout in January 2011 that led to 13 players becoming hospitalized for rhabdomyolysis, a breakdown of muscle tissue that can lead to serious complications, such as kidney failure.Jaguars’ Urban Meyer hires strength coach accused of mistreating players while at Iowa|Matt Bonesteel|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Beard does admonish the tendency of both academics and popular authors to present speculation as historical truth.The Classics are Dead! Long Live the Classics! Mary Beard’s New Book|Nick Romeo|September 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He even remembered to thank the voters and admonish cellphone companies for fleecing his fans.
Netanyahu used his U.N. speech to seeminly admonish the Obama administration for not having adopted his own red lines.
Betty wastes no time in yanking Sally away from the table to admonish her.
When it came to politics, Robbins and Sarandon tended to espouse and admonish rather than try to persuade.
You must admonish him, John; a man of his principles, his pretended principles, is not suited for married life.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills
The factory had indeed become a charnel-house, it being useless for the chiefs to admonish their men to keep under cover.Rule of the Monk|Giuseppe Garibaldi
The virgins admonish to walk in a spotless and pure conscience.
A true friend will admonish his erring brother, and if the erring brother has any sense at all he will thank his friend.Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians|Martin Luther
The woman kept one hand free to admonish him—by his beady eye he required it—and to tend a simmering pot.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell