speak angrily and complainingly
"The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"
"The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"
"The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
"He scolded about anything that he thought was wrong"
"We grumbled about the increased work load"
I know she is an irksome brawling scold.
出自：Taming of Shrew , Shakespeare
I scolded heartily at him.
We scolded him for his laziness.
I could hear mother scolding the dog for bringing mud into the house.
The boy was scolded by his mother for breaking the looking glass.
误 Dad scolded me that I came home late.
正 Dad scolded me for coming home late.
析 scold不能接双宾语,表示“因…而责骂某人”时可用scold sb for sth/ v -ing结构。