in the dock
phrasal on trial

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in the dock — If someone is in the dock, they are on trial in court …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • in (the) dock — (facetious) ▪ (of a vehicle) undergoing repairs and so unavailable for use ▪ (of a person) in hospital ● dock …   Useful english dictionary

  • in the dock — phrasal : on trial it is the civilization that permits such acts that should be in the dock but you cannot put a dog in the dock Manchester Guardian Weekly * * * in (the) dock (facetious) 1. (of a vehicle) undergoing repairs and so unavailable… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in the dock —    If someone is in the dock, they are on trial in court.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • In the dock —   If someone is in the dock, they are on trial in court …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • in the dock — adjective Under scrutiny; subject to critical inspection. See Also: under the spotlight, in the spotlight, under the microscope …   Wiktionary

  • God in the Dock — Infobox Book name = God in the Dock title orig = translator = image caption = author = C. S. Lewis illustrator = cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = subject = Christianity genre = publisher = release date = english …   Wikipedia

  • the dock — mainly UK ► [S] LAW the place in a criminal law court where the accused person sits or stands during the trial: »The company will find itself in the dock if it continues to ignore pollution regulations. Main Entry: ↑dock …   Financial and business terms

  • The Dock, Washington, D.C. — The Dock is a pier that spreads across Kingman Lake in Washington, DC. In the middle of what would be a bridge it opens up into an area about 40ft by 30ft.The Dock was built by the Washington, DC government as part of a city beautification… …   Wikipedia

  • The Man in the Brown Suit —   …   Wikipedia

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