"Jesus Christ was crucified"
"The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
"subdue one's appetites"
"mortify the flesh"
"The press savaged the new President"
"The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage"
Somebody has to be held up before the stockholders and crucified so that they can say: 'See, it was all his fault. He was to blame!'
出自： H. Robbins
He would be severely beaten up, then subjected to some crucifying punishment and, if that did not teach him, very probably executed.