punish (someone or oneself) for (something)

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punish (someone or oneself) for (something)

To penalize or discipline someone or oneself for some crime, wrong, mistake, or other transgression. Bob punished himself for breaking his diet over the holidays by only eating vegetables for two weeks straight. I feel like this heavy workload is the boss's way of punishing me for disagreeing with him during the meeting.
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punish someone for something

to discipline someone for [doing] something. Someone will punish you for what you did. Please don't punish me for doing it. I'm sorry.
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Speak to someone and put your feet back in the dating game, even if it's one at a time.What you are doing now is punishing yourself for something someone else did to you which you really don't deserve.
No one is perfect, so instead of following an ironclad meal plan (and punishing yourself for every errant bite), Bauer recommends a more realistic 90/10 approach: Eat healthfully 90 percent of the time and color outside the lines the other 10 percent.
Don't be too hard on yourself Punishing yourself for procrastinating won't help either.
APRIL JONES' MUM CORAL "FEELS GUILTY" FOR CARRYING ON FOR THE SAKE OF HER CHILDREN SHARON WILLIAMS: april would want you to have as much of a normal life as you can she will always be around you good luck for the future hun x JENNIE MURPHY: To be unhappy would be punishing yourself for an event that wasn't your fault .give your children everything you can .
It grips you in a way any good sim should and you'll be punishing yourself for the smallest of errors as your will to win takes over.
We all make mistakes, and what you need to ask yourself is how long you intend on punishing yourself for the ones, which you made.
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Instead of mentally punishing yourself for not succeeding, buy yourself an ice cream cone and say, "Great job!
You simply can't go on punishing yourself for something your ex-partner didn't make a big deal of.
We all make mistakes and what you need to ask yourself, is how long you intend on punishing yourself for the ones which you made.
We all make mistakes, and what you need to ask yourself, is how long you intend on punishing yourself for the ones, which you made.
You have been punishing yourself for something that was not your fault - time to start living again.
You have been punishing yourself for something that was not your fault, and it's time to start living life again.
She loves you very much and wants you to stop punishing yourself for something which cannot be changed.