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condemn sb to (do) sth

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with condemn   /kənˈdem/ us  
to say what the punishment of someone who has committed a serious crime will be: She was condemned to death and executed two weeks later. [often passive] They were condemned to spend the rest of their lives in prison.
Translations of “condemn sb to (do) sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 判決,宣判(某人某種刑罰)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 判决,宣判(某人某种刑罚)…
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