She almost scolded him before stopping herself.
"Alex, at least try," she scolded forcefully.
"Cody, watch where you're going!" a mother scolded the little boy sprawled on the floor.
She scolded and preached a crusade, without, however, departing from the steady pursuit of her own interests in Poland, while endeavouring with transparent cunning to push Austria and Prussia into an invasion of France with all their forces.
Alex would have scolded her for being so careless.
"Lana, you fool," Elise scolded, squatting beside them.
Sara's parents were very angry with her facetious attitude when they scolded her.
"Brutus," Carmen scolded the dog without conviction.
Gladys must have thought most of the world was deaf as she was quite surprised when Dean politely scolded her.
My coworker was scolded during our quarterly meeting for not being vigilant in his budget assignments.