Condemn one to - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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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.
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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Now tiny Natasha and Courtney Smith face an op to separate them that will condemn one to
death so that the other can live.
Ann-Marie is a Roman Catholic like Mary and Jodie's parents and sympathises with their legal battle to letboth their girls die rather than condemn one to
save the other.
Passing a certain age does not condemn one to
"middle-age spread." Nor can you blame your genes, even if everyone else in your family is overweight.