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a (court) case: a (court) affair, file, situation, matter
I have reviewed your case Tony, and it seems that if we bribe the judge, you'll be out of jail by next Tuesday. Your legal situation is looking quite positive.
It was a simple case of mistaken identity: the two brothers look so alike that I confused them.

Note some other uses of case:

in that case because of the mentioned situation
in any case whatever happens, also

a (violin) case: a box, a bag (for a violin)


  • "The case of Jones, Brian Jones versus Corp, Delavigne Corp will now commence."
  • "We will now hear the case of Delavigne vs Delavigne."
  • "Lawyer : The same accountant that was going to help you with your tax evasion case!"
  • "Would you help us solve the case?"
  • "I hope your court case is going fantastic."
  • "I have some very important news about the criminal cases against you Mr. Capone."
  • "Edward : SHE's in this case."
  • "Police have no leads in a mysterious case in which a man was assaulted with what is believed to be a small glass bottle."
  • "They're independent, so they won't try to push one specific carrier: Benjamin will choose the best offer in each individual case for us."
  • "You know there are thousands of cases of workplace sexual harassment in the States every year."

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