Charges against someone

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Definition

(Louise is innocent) of the charges against her: (Louise did not commit) the crimes she is accused of, (Louise did not do) what someone claims she did
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Examples

  • "Jones is expected in court this morning to hear charges against him and he denies claims that he passed on top secret information to perfume rivals Kalvin Krime and Grevlon."
  • "There's a new charge against you: Tax Evasion!"

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