subject (one) to (someone or something)

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subject (one) to (someone or something)

To force one to tolerate, endure, or deal with someone or something. I'm sorry for subjecting you to my dad's political rant. He can't talk about anything else at dinner. They subjected the prisoner to all sorts of physical and mental torture to extract information from him.
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subject someone or something to something

to cause someone to endure someone or something. I didn't mean to subject you to Uncle Harry. I am sorry I have to subject you to all this questioning.
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subject to something

likely to have something, such as a physical disorder, The sick man was subject to dizzy spells. I am subject to frequent headaches.
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subject to

v.
To cause someone to undergo or experience something: The commander subjected the troops to daily inspections. The oil platform was subjected to extreme weather.
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Even if they had subjected us to the ballot, I would have still won by a landslide.
The fact he called himself a fan adds insult to what he subjected us to.
In the last few weeks he has subjected us to his thoughts on rape and argued that Bill Cosby is "innocent", while also appealing to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to invest $1billion "into Kanye West ideas" to alleviate his own financial woes.
This inflatable pink 'DO IT' dress from British designer Henry Holland, which she wore for the MTV VMAs in August, is not actually the very worst number the former child star subjected us to this year but it is the only outfit we felt comfortable(ish) reproducing in a family newspaper.
This inflatable pink 'DO IT' dress from British designer Henry Holland, which she wore for the MTV VMAs in Augus A t, is not actually the very worst number the former child star subjected us to this year but it is the only outfit we felt comfortable(ish) reproducing in a family newspaper.
We were fooled by the Air India officials who provided wrong information and subjected us to mental and physical harassment," a passenger alleged.
The worst offenders of TMI however are those celebs who have subjected us to the countless fly-on-the-wall programmes about their lives.
So having taken a major step towards making us more resilient -a few weeks ago we would have rolled over in the face of the sort of sustained pressure QPR subjected us to.
For the rest of the evening, comedians Stan Boardman, Bobby Davro, John Cassidy, Johnny Casson and Ian Irving subjected us to an onslaught of jokes - all of which were too rude to repeat - in their bid to win Gag Of The Year.
He has in and by that disposition virtually subjected us to act the part which belongs to the place assigned us.
By seeking permission from the UN, and submitting to "obligations" imposed on us by the world body through Resolution 1373, President Bush has subjected us to UN Security Council "law" in the so-called war on terrorism, a dangerous precedent.
Ben Smith and Darren Maddy played with intelligence and subjected us to our second defeat of the weekend.
Barely a couple of minutes later, SIS subjected us to what has been, for the last couple of months, a daily dose of highlights of last year's Cheltenham Festival.
That suggests that the media got it wrong when they subjected us to days of relentless coverage.