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punish
transitive verb
1. (to penalize) 
a. castigar 
They're going to punish him for a crime he didn't commit.Lo van a castigar por un crimen que no cometió.
b. sancionar (a company) 
The government can't punish companies for practices that are technically legal.El gobierno no puede sancionar a empresas por prácticas que son técnicamente legales.
2. (to treat harshly) 
a. castigar 
When you lift something heavy, bend your knees so you don't punish your back.Al levantar algo pesado, flexiona las rodillas para no castigar la espalda.
punish
transitive verb
1. (general) 
a. castigar 
to punish somebody for doing somethingcastigar a alguien por hacer algo
punish [ˈpʌnɪʃ]
transitive verb
1 castigar
to punish sb for sth/for doing sth castigar a algn por algo/por hacer algo; they were severely punished for their disobedience los castigaron severamente por su desobediencia
2 maltratar
Verb Conjugations for castigar
Gerund: castigando
Participle: castigado
The irregular conjugations of this verb are in red.
Indicative
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yocastigocastiguécastigabacastigaríacastigaré
castigascastigastecastigabascastigaríascastigarás
él/ella/Ud.castigacastigócastigabacastigaríacastigará
nosotroscastigamoscastigamoscastigábamoscastigaríamoscastigaremos
vosotroscastigáiscastigasteiscastigabaiscastigaríaiscastigaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.castigancastigaroncastigabancastigaríancastigarán
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