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  1. punish

    • IPA[ˈpʌnɪʃ]

    英式

    • v.
      inflict a penalty or sanction on (someone) as retribution for an offence, especially a transgression of a legal or moral code;inflict a penalty or sanction on someone for (such an offence)
    • verb: punish, 3rd person present: punishes, gerund or present participle: punishing, past tense: punished, past participle: punished

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    • 相關詞
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. inflict a penalty or sanction on (someone) as retribution for an offence, especially a transgression of a legal or moral code:

      I have done wrong and I'm being punished for it

    • 2. inflict a penalty or sanction on someone for (such an offence):

      fraudulent acts would be punished by up to two years in prison

    • 3. capitalize on (an opponent's mistake), especially in sport:

      Australia punished Ireland's handling blunders and scored three tries

    • 4. treat (someone) in an unfairly harsh way:

      a rise in prescription charges would punish the poor

    • 5. subject to severe and debilitating treatment.
    • adj. physically and mentally demanding; arduous:

    • the band's punishing tour schedule

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    • adj. physically and mentally demanding; arduous:

    • a punishing eight-city book tour

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    • IPA[ˈpəniSH]

    美式

    • v.
      inflict a penalty or sanction on (someone) as retribution for an offense, especially a transgression of a legal or moral code:
    • I have done wrong and I'm being punished for it

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