fine for

fine (someone) for (something)

To charge one a monetary fee as a punishment for something they've done. Aw man, I only left my car in the fire zone for a few minutes, and they fined me for it.
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fine someone for something

to demand a monetary penalty from someone for having done something. The judge fined her for speeding. The agency fined our company for having the wrong kind of tank to store waste oil.
See also: fine, for
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'I am too fine for this world!' said she as she lay in the gutter; 'but I know who I am, and that is always a little satisfaction!'
And an Aberdeen driver who was fined at the city's sheriff court for having no licence for his vehicle failed to pay the fine for more than two years.
According to the proposed amendments, there will be increases fines for various violations, like, for example, increasing the fine for smoking restriction violations from EUR 15 to EUR 100.
Cabagnot was slapped with a P20,000 fine for his low blow hit on Phoenix's RJ Jazul in the second quarter of the Beermen's 114-91 rout of the Fuel Masters in Game 4 of the Philippine Cup semifinals Tuesday night.
Mendoza, who was also thrown out, got a P6,600 fine for his flagrant foul 1 and technical for use of profane language.
While the traffic fine for littering is Dh1,000 and six black points, it could go up to Dh1,500 if you are caught throwing waste from your vehicle by Dubai Police and Dubai Municipality at the same time, officials clarified.
The municipal fine for littering in a public place, whether from a vehicle or otherwise, has not been hiked since 2015 and remains Dh500, Abdul Majeed Abdul Aziz Saifaie, Director of Waste Management Department at Dubai Municipality confirmed to Gulf News.
"We don't have a separate fine for littering from a car or moving vehicle.
The municipality fine for littering was changed to Dh500 under resolution number 14 of 2015 issued by Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council.
While the traffic fine for the offence is related to road safety and misbehaviour of commuters, Al Saifaie said the municipal fine is aimed at ensuring cleanliness, aesthetic appearance and civilised image of Dubai's streets and protecting the environment.
One of this year's cases resulted in an $8 million fine for alleged anti-money laundering compliance failures involving penny stock transactions.
RAWALPINDI, March 29, 2009 (Frontier Star) -- On the directives of Governor Punjab Suleman Taseer, Rawalpindi Traffic Police have slashed fine rates to road users up to 50 to 60 percent and the minimum fine for a traffic violation has been reduced to Rs.
But Howard and Cicero refused to cooperate and got hit with the maximum fine for each violation.
RA 10951 imposes a maximum P4-million fine for treason, along with reclusion perpetua.
Of the 222 fines, 157 fines were issued by Dubai Police, seven by Abu Dhabi Police, 38 in Sharjah and 19 Salik fines, in addition to one RTA fine for not paying for parking.