doom (someone or something) to (something)

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doom (someone or something) to (something)

To condemn someone to something, such as a particular fate. The rest of the department gave me all of their paperwork at the same time and doomed me to a day of filing.
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doom someone or something to something

to destine someone or something to something unpleasant. The judgment doomed her to a life in prison. Your insistence on including that rigid clause doomed the contract to failure.
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Hamsters hurtling round wheels wired to dynamos also doom us to cold coffee; the furry creatures get bored long before the water bubbles and boils.
So the fiscally austere climate in the developed world does not, in our view, doom us to a growth-less 2013.
Yet, he might add, to he affected by them does not doom us to repeat what has come before.
McCain said he worried that Obama's specific withdrawal timetable "will doom us to failure" in Afghanistan.
Or will "old thinking" doom us to repeating the same mistakes that made the twentieth century an era of both enormous technological advancement and horrific human suffering?
I think that reforms in education and other spheres that ignore this significant reality doom us to failure.
The failure of society to give each individual that kind of education, to prepare each person to encounter conflicting ideas and beliefs, to teach each person to support and promote the idea of universal human equality and tolerance can Only continue to doom us to conflict, anarchy and ultimate destruction.
And military rule, as Haqqani argues persuasively, will doom us to confront an Islamist, nuclear-armed Pakistan for a long time to come.
Unemployment will doom us to a downward spiral--we just don't have the time," came the answer.
Negative behavior and thought processes, such as pessimism, can doom us to failure before we even get started.
Meantime, does the global market doom us to infection with Asian deflation?