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condemn someone as something

to blame or judge someone as being something bad. The team condemned Larry as a traitor. Max was condemned as a common thief.
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condemn someone for something

to blame or judge someone for something or for having done something. I really can't condemn her for doing it. I would have done the same too. Don't condemn yourself for the accident. It was no one's fault.
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condemn someone to something

[for a judge] to sentence someone to something; to relegate someone to a particular punishment. By confessing, he condemned himself to many years in prison. I don't want to condemn you to a life of unpleasantness.
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Every responsible person, he said, "should condemn violence and refrain from provocative actions.
At first he replied: "I condemn all bombing," then said: "Look, I condemn what was done by the British Army as well.
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The EU Mission in Bahrain strongly condemns the terrorist attack in East Eker on Friday that caused the death of policeman Mahmood Fareed," it said in a statement issued by the Italian embassy.
West impedes Russian draft statement at UNSC to condemn Kassab terrorist attack In a relevant context, western countries at the UN Security Council did not allow Russia to secure a reaction that condemns the terrorist attack on Kassab in Lattakia's Northern countryside and shooting on the port of Lattakia by armed groups, the shooting that led to a suspension of the removal of chemical weapons from the country, Russia's official delegation announced.
It also "urge[d] all members of Bahraini society to condemn and renounce all forms of violence.
Syrians in France Condemn Israeli Aggression on Scientific Center in Syria Syrian, Russian Students, Citizens Organize Stand in Moscow Condemning Israeli Aggression Arab Students Union: Israeli Aggression Proves Hostility against Arab Nation FEARAB Condemns Israeli Aggression on Jamraya research Center Arab Teachers Condemn Israeli Aggression as Flagrant Violation of International Laws Feb 03, 2013 CAPITALS, (SANA)- Syrian students studying in Czech Republic condemned the coward Israeli aggression on the scientific research center, stressing their trust in the Syrian Arab Army and the Syrian people and their ability to confront the aggression that targets the stability and security of Syria to deviate it from resistance.
I will not condemn them since they condemn themselves every day.
There are regulations governing all slaughter processes to ensure animals are dispatched quickly and as painlessly as possible, so if you are to condemn the Halal process as cruel then you also have to condemn all methods of slaughter.
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As we strongly condemn this terrorist criminal act and offer deepest condolences over the victims to the brotherly Syria, leadership and people, we are all confidence that the awareness of the Syrian people and their leadership will be able to uproot terrorism that targets Syria's safety and the region's security" said Mansour in a statement.
I strongly condemn the terrorist attack in Dyiarbakir province," NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said in a statement.
WASHINGTON, March 12, 2011 (WAFA) -- The White House Saturday strongly condemned what it described as "the terrorist attack in the West Bank," calling on the Palestinian Authority to also condemn it and bring the perpetrators to justice.
Lebanese Shiite Groups Condemn Insults Against Sistani
The Russian President's condemnation cable cited "I strictly condemn these terrorist attacks which target innocent citizens and governmental, social as well as religious establishments," noting that "Such attacks cannot be justified regardless the reasons used by the terrorist to justify their activities.