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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The judge said: "I am satisfied you gain a degree of enjoyment or excitement from subjecting someone to extremes of violence and torture.
Smearing the face black' is seen as an extreme act of insult and subjecting someone to this sort of disrespect can only come of a complete lack of faith where the victim is said to have brought the wrath of the public for disservice to the society and for letting down the people who trusted in him.
There are not two views on the subject that the purpose behind illegal detentions has been subjecting someone to interrogation for more than the mandatory period of time, extracting money from the detainees and also pleasing some one, for detaining the other.
3) Subjecting someone to harassment due to their actual or perceived sexual orientation, or their religion or belief is also unlawful discrimination.