on pain of
or under pain of phrasal subject to penalty or punishment of <
made to leave the country on pain of death
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  • on pain of — also[under pain of] {prep.}, {formal} At the risk of; under penalty of. * /The workers went on strike on pain of losing their jobs./ * /The rebels had to swear under pain of death never to confess where their comrades were hiding./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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