(I) was told by A to do(n't) B
This is used to report orders/commands given to the subject by someone else.
I was told sternly to keep (not break) curfew.
I was told to not make the same mistake twice.
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お母さんに部屋の掃除をしろと言われる (I was told by my mother to clean my room)
怠けるなとしかられる (scolded to not be lazy)
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