sentence/condemn to death

idiom

: to officially order (someone) to be killed as punishment for a crime
The jury quickly convicted her and sentenced/condemned her to death.
often used as (be) sentenced/condemned
She was convicted of murder and sentenced/condemned to death.

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“Sentence/condemn to death.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sentence%2Fcondemn%20to%20death. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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