punish

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
Examples
Verb Conjugations for castigar
Past Participle: castigado
Indicative
Irregular forms are in red
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yo
castigo
castigué
castigaba
castigaría
castigaré
castigas
castigaste
castigabas
castigarías
castigarás
él/ella/Ud.
castiga
castigó
castigaba
castigaría
castigará
nosotros
castigamos
castigamos
castigábamos
castigaríamos
castigaremos
vosotros
castigáis
castigasteis
castigabais
castigaríais
castigaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.
castigan
castigaron
castigaban
castigarían
castigarán
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