take to court

take to court
phrasal to bring before a judicial body; especially sue 3

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  • take to court — index litigate, sue Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • take sb to court — ► LAW to take legal action against someone: »Unless they resolve the matter, I intend to take them to court. Main Entry: ↑court …   Financial and business terms

  • take one to court — index prosecute (charge) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • To take to wife — Wife Wife, n.; pl. {Wives}. [OE. wif, AS. wif; akin to OFries. & OS. wif, D. wijf, G. weib, OHG. w[=i]b, Icel. v[=i]f, Dan. viv; and perhaps to Skr. vip excited, agitated, inspired, vip to tremble, L. vibrare to vibrate, E. vibrate. Cf. Tacitus,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • take you to court — sue you, bring a lawsuit against you    If you don t pay for the damage, they could take you to court …   English idioms

  • take to — phr verb Take to is used with these nouns as the object: ↑arbitration, ↑board, ↑casualty, ↑congress, ↑court, ↑extreme, ↑garage, ↑hospital, ↑lifeboat, ↑market, ↑stage, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • go to court — take legal action …   Useful english dictionary

  • court —   1. Legal. Aha (for various kinds, see Haw. Eng. entry and entries that follow it).    ♦ To accuse in court or take to court, ho opi i, oni.    ♦ To defend in court, ho opale.   2. Royal. Aloali i.    ♦ Members of the court, aloali i ka alani.… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Court Line — (Aviation) IATA OU ICAO Callsign Founded 1957 (as Argus Air Transport) Ceased operations 1974 …   Wikipedia

  • take — vb took, tak·en, tak·ing vt 1 a: to obtain control, custody, or possession of often by assertive or intentional means b: to seize or interfere with the use of (property) by governmental authority; specif: to acquire title to for public use by… …   Law dictionary

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