Begin proceedings against someone

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Definition

to begin (legal) proceedings against someone: to start, to commence (legal) steps, procedure, measures against someone
idiom

Examples

  • "There will be no need to take legal action against our restaurant, since I have myself begun proceedings against the terrorists in question, who have been caught by the CIA and are currently being held in a secure prison in Cuba."

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