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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transformers: the last knight (12) HH HHH TRANSFORMERS: The Last Knight is the cinematic equivalent of giving a four-year-old a drum kit for Christmas then subjecting us to two and a half hours of the excitable tyke pounding the toms, bass and snare to oblivion.
transformers: the last knight (12) HH HHH TRANSFORMERS: The Last Knight is the cinematic equivalent of giving a fouryear-old a drum kit for Christmas then subjecting us to two and a half hours of the excitable tyke pounding the toms, bass and snare to oblivion.
transformers: the last knight (12) HH HH H TRANSFORMERS: The Last Knight is the cinematic equivalent of giving a fouryear-old a drum kit for Christmas then subjecting us to two and a half hours of the excitable tyke pounding the toms, bass and snare to oblivion.
HHH TRANSFORMERS: The Last Knight is the cinematic equivalent of giving a fouyear-old a drum kit for Christmas then subjecting us to two and a half hours of the excitable tyke pounding the toms, bass and snare to oblivion.
Transformers: The Last Knight is the cinematic equivalent of giving a four-year-old a drum kit for Christmas then subjecting us to two-and-a-half hours of the excitable tyke pounding the toms, bass and snare to oblivion.
Neo is already subjecting us to internal policies for anti-money laundering and know-your-customer that are stricter than any European legislation which surrounds these matters," said Danny Brewster, the CEO of Neo & Bee.
Cameron has no idea of the misery he is subjecting us to.
True British Expat, know you facts before subjecting us to your boring repetitive opinion.
We are doing business here at small scale being small traders to earn livelihood for our children but the police is hell bent upon forcing us to abandon this business by subjecting us to harassment, said Ali Akbar a small trader.
Shaheen, who has been giving the weekly sermon in Tahrir Square went on to tell worshippers, who turned out in significantly smaller numbers than in previous weeks: "But for a reason we don't know, they insist on subjecting us to members of the old regime," he told He reiterated the protesters' demands of fair trials for officials found guilty of abuse, as well as social justice and an end to military trials for civilians.
If that is the case, and it probably is, why are they not charging the whole of the United Kingdom and not subjecting us to prescription apartheid?
Even constant repeats of Fawlty Towers would be better than subjecting us to this garbage.
Next time, can they ensure the top policewoman has modernised her hairstyle before subjecting us to such horrific sights as her head?