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condemn

US [kənˈdem]
UK [kən'dem]
  • v.指责;宣判;判处(某人某种刑罚);迫使…接受困境(或不愉快的状况)
  • Web谴责;判刑;声讨
Simple Present:condemns  Present Participle:condemning  Past Tense:condemned  
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v.
表示不赞成express disapproval
1.
~ sb/sth (for/as sth)
(通常因道义上的原因而)谴责,指责to express very strong disapproval of sb/sth, usually for moral reasons
The government issued a statement condemning the killings.
政府发表声明谴责这些凶杀事件。
The editor of the newspaper was condemned as lacking integrity.
这家报纸的主编被指责为缺乏操守。
处以刑罚sb to punishment
2.
[usupass]
宣判;判处(某人某种刑罚)to say what sb's punishment will be
He was condemned to death for murder and later hanged.
他因谋杀罪被判处死刑后被绞死了。
She was condemned to hang for killing her husband.
她因杀害亲夫被处以绞刑。
把某人置于困境sb to difficult situation
3.
[usupass]
~ sb to sth
迫使…接受困境(或不愉快的状况)to force sb to accept a difficult or unpleasant situation
He was condemned to a life of hardship.
他不得不过苦日子。
They were condemned to spend every holiday on a rainy campsite.
他们得在阴雨连绵的野营地度过每一个假日,徒叹奈何。
危险的事物sth dangerous
4.
[usupass]
~ sth (as sth)
宣告使用…不安全to say officially that sth is not safe enough to be used
a condemned building
一座已宣告不能居住的危楼
The meat was condemned as unfit to eat.
这种肉被宣告不宜食用。
表明有罪show guilt
5.
~ sb
证明(或表明)有罪to show or suggest that sb is guilty of sth
She is condemned out of her own mouth(= her own words show that she is guilty) .
她自己说的话显示她有罪责。

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