condemn (someone) to (something)(redirected from condemn one to)
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 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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.