fine (someone) for (something)

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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.
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Billa has recently been fined for selling biscuits and hazelnuts after the best before date in one of its Bratislava shops.
Three other Beermen were punished with Kelly Nabong (P3,400), Arwind Santos (P1,600) and Matt Ganuelas-Rosser (P1,600) fined for picking up a technical foul each for various reasons.
Number of drivers fined for littering in first 3 days after new traffic law was enforced: 6
Muscat: Police are advising drivers to carefully check their speeding fines after a number of cases where drivers were fined for speeding by mistake.
HUDDERSFIELD magistrates recorded the following decisions on December 14: The following have been fined for using a TV without a licence: Gillian Addinall (53), Northway Crescent, London Park, Mirfield.
The following were fined for having no television licence: - Emma Badman, 28, of Cwmdare Street, Cathays, Cardiff, was fined pounds 150 with pounds 60 costs and a pounds 15 victim surcharge.
ENGLAND and West Indies have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during their final World Cup Super Eight match in Barbados.
In table-topping Wales, 34% of drivers have been fined for speeding.
A 71-year-old man has been fined for kerb crawling by Teesside Magistrates' Court.
Over the last few years I have heard that offenders are going to be fined for ``parking on grass verges'',for ``leaving engines running when they leave the car'', fined ``pounds 25for dropping litter'',fined for ``parking on yellow lines outside schools'',fined for ``allowing a dog to foul the pavement'',fined for ``putting whee lie bins out early or late,''etc.
The apartment building owner can be fined for failure to post signs, provide containers or failure to provide the place for containers.
The following have been fined for using a TV without a valid licence: Leah Anstiss (21), Chapel Avenue, Heckmondwike.
Vehicles fined for blocking traffic were third on the list with 16,261 traffic fines followed by jaywalkers crossing the road from unauthorised areas with 11,956 traffic fines.
The following were fined for using a TV without a licence: Alison Hamilton (45), c/o St Andrews Road, Huddersfield.
The following have been fined for using a TV without a current licence: Mohammed Afzal Azan (28), College Street, Huddersfield.