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(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.
        するな といわれた  
I was told to not make the same mistake twice.

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ANoun BVerb: Prohibition (strong)
ANoun BVerb: Imperative (strong command)
Basic Examples:
さんしろわれる (I was told by my mother to clean my room)

けるなしかられる (scolded to not be lazy)

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