n. 惩罚; 刑罚; 害处; 足球点球
A penalty is a punishment that someone is given for doing something which is against a law or rule.
One of those arrested could face the death penalty...
The maximum penalty is up to 7 years imprisonment or an unlimited fine.
In sports such as football, rugby, and hockey, a penalty is an opportunity to score a goal, which is given to the attacking team if the defending team breaks a rule near their own goal.
Referee Michael Reed had no hesitation in awarding a penalty...
Jonathan Davies scored a penalty goal.
The penalty that you pay for something you have done is something unpleasant that you experience as a result.
Why should I pay the penalty for somebody else's mistake?...
It's a penalty of us being girls — sons have an easy time.
1. the act of punishing
2. a payment required for not fulfilling a contract
3. the disadvantage or painful consequences of an action or condition;
4. (games) a handicap or disadvantage that is imposed on a competitor (or a team) for an infraction of the rules of the game
under (或 on) penalty of
If you knock the ball with your hand in football, you will suffer a penalty.
The penalty ordered by the referee was in dispute by one of the teams.
Defenders of the death penalty clearly regard it as the ultimate deterrent.
a penalty for handball
to reintroduce the death penalty