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condemn (someone or something) as (something)

To judge someone or something harshly and unfavorably. The other troops have condemned me as a traitor. The actress was quick to condemn the report as slander.
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condemn (someone or something) for (something)

To judge someone or something harshly for a particular action. The other troops have condemned me for consorting with a known enemy. The actress was quick to condemn the newspaper for spreading lies about her.
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condemn (someone) to (something)

To assign one a particular fate or punishment. That criminal has been condemned to a life of hard labor.
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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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At the outset, this plunder case is ludicrous and condemnable because it is a blatant and desperate attempt to tar and wreck the reputation of possible opponents even before the filing of certificates of candidacy is held on May 22," the former Puerto Princesa City chief executive said.
He said such announcements by Imran Khan are also highly lamentable and condemnable that his workers should not leave the persons of Sharif family in case of any loss to them.
The Senator viewed that any such practice being done on the basis of ethnicity or colour was condemnable.
He said that growing violations of the Line of Control by India were highly condemnable.
He said that brutalities of Indian forces were extremely condemnable.
Raja said that the attack on Rahul Gandhi is condemnable and that he demands more respect as the Vice-President of Congress.
The present campaign against Freedom of Press by a large number of members of their own community particularly various private TV channels, is highly objectionable and condemnable.
The ambush of the party of Mayor Guingona is highly condemnable as she was just performing her duty of visiting her constituents on the occasion of their town fiesta," said Enrile.
Addressing on the occasion, the protesting journalists said that the senior journalist Kamran Sehto has been arrested by the police in Hyderabad in an alleged case which is a condemnable act.
He said that growing violations of LOC by India are high condemnable.
Sindh Assembly Speaker said that killing of labourers in Balochistan was a condemnable act of terrorism.
Addressing on the occasion, the students said that the college administration despite passage of several months have not conducted their practical examinations which is a condemnable act.
In a statement issued here Saturday, Prime Minister said that target killing of innocent civilians, women and children by Indian troops was highly condemnable act and international bodies must take serious notice of the inhuman act .
The Chief Minister said brutality with the minor girl is extremely painful and highly condemnable incident and those who are behind this barbaric act will be arrested and brought to the justice.