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discipline (someone) 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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Meanwhile, the number of sheriff's employees disciplined from 2001 to 2005 nearly doubled from 75 to 145.
Second, officers afforded Garrity immunity can be compelled to cooperate and disciplined for refusing to answer or for responding in less than a fully candid manner.
Thirty have already been disciplined - 10 doctors received administrative disciplines such as public reprimands; 13 doctors were put on probation; and six had their licenses suspended or revoked.
1986)(Officers could be disciplined for on-duty affairs with prostitutes.
Ethics is the disciplined study of morality, which concerns human character and behavior, as well as the behavior of institutions--including institutions of self-government, education, and business, as well as health care.
first graph, symbol for the American Century Disciplined Growth Fund should read (ADSIX) (sted (AFSIX)).
Since January 2004, county officials have disciplined 277 employees at the hospital, including 139 who were fired or resigned.
Moreover, employees who choose to exercise their privilege and refuse to defend themselves may be disciplined on the basis of uncontroverted evidence.
These accounts combine a selection of complementary investment strategies in a single, diversified portfolio and have garnered much industry attention as firms look to provide individual investors with a disciplined, risk-based asset allocation solution most readily associated with institutional clients.
Under a ``zero tolerance'' policy against hazing and harassment, 13 Los Angeles city firefighters were disciplined for inappropriate behavior last year and nine others remain under investigation, according to records and interviews.
Hundreds of Sheriff Lee Baca's employees were disciplined for a variety of misconduct highlighted in the Office of Independent Review's third annual report.
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If you are disciplined in life, you can do everything in life.
RAM") today announced that it has successfully completed the mergers of the Disciplined Leadership investment pools into newly created prospectus-qualified mutual funds.
Allowing officers to be disciplined more than once in the same incident if new evidence surfaces.