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punish

US [ˈpʌnɪʃ]
UK ['pʌnɪʃ]
  • v.惩罚;处罚;对…判罪;判定…的处罚方式
  • Web惩处;惩办;惩治
Simple Present:punishes  Present Participle:punishing  Past Tense:punished  
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v.
1.
处罚;惩罚to make sb suffer because they have broken the law or done sth wrong
Those responsible for this crime will be severely punished.
犯下这宗罪行的人将受到严厉惩罚。
My parents used to punish me by not letting me watch TV.
过去我父母常以不让我看电视来惩罚我。
He was punished for refusing to answer their questions.
他拒不回答他们的问题,受到了惩罚。
2.
~ sth (by/with sth)
对…判罪;判定…的处罚方式to set the punishment for a particular crime
In those days murder was always punished with the death penalty.
那个时候,谋杀总是判死罪。
3.
~ yourself (for sth)
责怪(自己);自责to blame yourself for sth that has happened

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