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English definition of “subject sb/sth to sth”

subject sb/sth to sth

phrasal verb with subject     /səbˈdʒekt/ verb [T]
C2 to make someone or something experience an unpleasant or worrying thing: The inquiry found that they had been subjected to unfair treatment. "I didn't want to subject him to such a long journey," she said.Causing difficulties for oneself or others
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