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Penalize for wrongdoing
“Was I being punished for something that I didn't know about?”
To cause to suffer for crime or misconduct, to administer disciplinary action
“It has never managed to explain that discrepancy in its philosophy - punish poor people and they will do better, and reward rich people and they will do better.”
“The visitors took the lead through Paul Coffey after 15 minutes, who was on hand to punish a mix-up between goalkeeper Colin McCabe and Willie Holligan.”
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