under arrest

under arrest
phrasal in legal custody

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • under arrest — {adj. phr.} Held by the police. * /The man believed to have robbed the bank was placed under arrest./ * /The three boys were seen breaking into the school building and soon found themselves under arrest./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • under arrest — {adj. phr.} Held by the police. * /The man believed to have robbed the bank was placed under arrest./ * /The three boys were seen breaking into the school building and soon found themselves under arrest./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • under arrest — index arrested (apprehended), in custody Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • under\ arrest — adj. phr. Held by the police. The man believed to have robbed the bank was placed under arrest. The three boys were seen breaking into the school building and soon found themselves under arrest …   Словарь американских идиом

  • under arrest — phrasal : in legal custody : arrested * * * under arrest Having been apprehended by legal authority, held in custody • • • Main Entry: ↑arrest …   Useful english dictionary

  • under arrest — stopped and taken away by the police, busted    Jean, you are under arrest. What for, sir? For stealing a loaf of bread …   English idioms

  • under arrest — held by police in connection with a crime. Police claim they have one of the gunmen under arrest …   New idioms dictionary

  • under arrest — adjective Arrested or being arrested …   Wiktionary

  • under arrest — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. arrested, caught, apprehended, taken into custody, seized, taken in, handcuffed, confined, jailed, imprisoned, detained, shut up, penned up, put in irons, sent to prison, sent to jail, busted*, pinched*, booked*,… …   English dictionary for students

  • under arrest — arrested; imprisoned …   English contemporary dictionary

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