ticket (one) for (doing) (something)

ticket (one) for (doing) (something)

To serve one with a legal notice for some violation that one has committed. I can't believe he ticketed me for speeding. I was only going a couple miles an hour over the speed limit! The officer said he was ticketing me for a broken tail light.
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ticket someone for some place

to supply a ticket for someone to go to some place. The airlines clerk ticketed me for Houston and checked in my baggage. I was ticketed for both flights, saving me some time.
See also: place, ticket