penalize (someone or something) for (something)

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penalize (someone or something) for (something)

To subject someone to a penalty or punishment for some crime, offense, wrongdoing, or transgression. You can't penalize your students for simply speaking truthfully. The player was penalized for using performance-enhancing drugs. The regulatory committed penalized the company for failing to pay its fair share of taxes.
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penalize someone for something

to punish someone for something. It's not fair to penalize her for being late. You needn't penalize yourself for the failure. It wasn't all your fault.
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He said he thought he had been penalized for sliding in the end zone, which is considered "excessive celebrating." He added that he had bowed his head because he was excited to score a touchdown.
He said that the chief justice should ensure that not only General Musharaf but all other officers and personnel's who were directly or in directly part of this violation should also be brought to the court and penalized for being part of this constitutional violation.
''People have done the right thing and signed up to help the environment like the PM wanted them to and now they're being penalized for it.
Similar issues have dogged Amy Neustein, a leading activist on behalf of mothers penalized for abuse accusations.
IRS's regulations that implement the penalty provisions meet the statutory requirements; however, the criteria for meeting the reasonable cause waiver is such that few if any employers are likely to be penalized for filing inaccurate SSNs.
The Finance Ministry's Tokyo Finance Bureau said in a statement that the administrative action was taken after it discovered that a major shareholder of the Tokyo-based company had been penalized for violating the law on capital subscriptions.
The new ruling recognizes that these individuals, who by all standards and measurements endure incredible hardship and loss for which they are never adequately compensated, will now not be penalized for such decisions.
Now that the heat season is starting, she is concerned that those owners and managers who might not be able to make a repair fast enough will be penalized for days of no heat.
Filers should not be penalized for their lack of knowledge concerning whether a minor error makes it difficult for the IRS to process or match the information return.
So when an airline's flight is delayed, they should be legally penalized for inconvenience and the passenger's opportunity losses.
He said that the chief justice should ensure that not only General Musharraf but all other officers and personnel's who were directly or in directly part of this violation should also be brought to the court and penalized for being part of this constitutional violation.
In addition, directors of 2 companies have been penalized on account of abuse of powers while in 10 instances directors were penalized for misstating facts to shareholders.
Stated simply, taxpayers should not be penalized for relying on the prior regulations, especially where the choice of month-end or year-end debt levels is not dictated by either the statute or the committee reports.
The directors of a listed company were penalized for the omission of material information.