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discipline (one) for (something)

To scold or punish someone for a wrongdoing. Don't worry, I already disciplined that group of boys for throwing food in the cafeteria. If you don't want to be disciplined for lateness, then just get to work on time!
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discipline someone for something

to punish or chastise someone for doing something. I will have to discipline you for fighting. Mary was disciplined for taking part in the fiasco.
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n. drugs. She smokes this stuff she calls discipline. Smells like pot to me.
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Indeed, economics' extramural influence is boosted by the fact that different disciplines find something useful in different parts of the field.
Civil Engineering plus its minor disciplines get 8 seats 20% of GB seats, while their population is 24.
In the end, such discipline is a good thing and it can actually make the decision-making feeling and experience so much more pleasurable.
However, when parents' use of physical discipline continues through childhood, by the time their children are teens, they're more likely to have behaviour problems.
Support should be given for the creation of introductory, methods, and capstone courses that incorporate the latest research and tap into existing faculty resources from several disciplines.
By working with colleagues from other disciplines, there is a mutual sharing of information, expertise and imagination that is truly inspiring.
In this sense, social historians at the forefront of the discipline have done a remarkable job and the subject will undoubtedly reap the benefits of this in the years to come.
The author has thus brought the fundamental problem of the unity of geometry to this logico-philosophical discipline of the analysis and the synthesis, inaugurating in this way an entire tradition that can be traced throughout the tenth century all the way to the algebraist al- Samawbal in the twelfth century.
The advice which he quotes says: "My son, do not treat lightly the discipline which the Lord sends, for the Lord disciplines those He loves and scourges those whom He receives.
Candidates with a doctorate or equivalent in any field are eligible, and they may propose research projects in any discipline.
First published by Broadman Press in 1962, James Leo Garrett's revision of Baptist Church Discipline is as timely in 2005 as it was forty-three years ago.
At risk" they continue, "is not only [Greenspan's] reputation for fiscal discipline, but also the hard-earned independence of the Federal Reserve System.
To compete in the big leagues requires an enormous amount of discipline, which always translates into work.
Urban, African American male adolescents experience disproportionately higher rates of discipline referrals, suspension, and expulsion, which have been attributed to numerous ecological factors, including cultural conflicts and misunderstandings between the student's culture of origin and school.
A proposed law in Ohio giving teachers and school staff immunity from lawsuits arising from discipline issues has sparked renewed controversy over how to protect students' rights and still keep teachers in control of their classrooms.
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