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to make someone suffer because they have done something against the law or against the rules
to punish someone for something they have done wrong
to punish someone for breaking a rule or law
to give a punishment to someone
to say officially that someone will receive a particular punishment
to punish someone severely as a way of warning other people not to do the same thing
to punish someone for doing something bad so that they do not do it again
to give someone a punishment
to punish someone in your own way without involving the police or the courts, often by doing something illegal yourself
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
a very light type of cake made with flour, eggs, and sugar
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
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