Usage examples for scold

  1. Sometimes she stopped longer than she thought, and was late getting back, but Mrs. Alder did not scold her. – Clematis by Bertha B. Cobb Ernest Cobb
  2. " I suppose she was right to tell you, only-" " Do not think, Mary, that I am going to scold you, or even that I am angry with you." – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  3. Here comes your mother, and she will scold me for letting you fatigue yourself so much. – Fort Lafayette or, Love and Secession by Benjamin Wood
  4. You will scold me. – Bijou by Gyp
  5. Why should I scold him, Carrie? – The Lilac Girl by Ralph Henry Barbour
  6. Because I doubted myself, I began to scold, winding up, " All the same, if that gink hasn't jumped town, I'll arrest him." – The Million-Dollar Suitcase by Alice MacGowan Perry Newberry
  7. Oh, please don't scold me! – Lady Larkspur by Meredith Nicholson
  8. I have called you together, said the Great Spirit, because I often hear you scold and fret. – The Book of Nature Myths by Florence Holbrook
  9. " Oh, please don't scold us, Ermengarde," said Mr. Wilton. – The Children of Wilton Chase by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  10. It's a shame to scold you. – The King's Mirror by Anthony Hope
  11. He could not scold! – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  12. " You have no right to scold him yet," said Mrs Mackenzie. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  13. It seemed to Mr. Wilkins that it must be difficult to scold a Dester who looked like that and so exquisitely said nothing. – The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
  14. And I have not seen you for two months, John; and now you come to scold me! – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore
  15. Well, I won't scold you for that: I shall make up for that on the other side. – On the Church Steps by Sarah C. Hallowell
  16. Botchkova began at once to scold her, and call her a " convict." – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  17. And then Miss Ruff, she will scold. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  18. Do please scold and get cross. – A Houseful of Girls by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey