In court

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Definition

(to appear) in court: (to appear) at a tribunal, a legal session, before a judge
idiom

(to go) to court: (to go) to a tribunal, to legal proceedings
idiom

Examples

  • "Listen, I'm in court on Thursday afternoon in your part of town so I was wondering whether you wanted to grab a quick drink after work?"
  • "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."
  • "Bethany : If this case ends up going to court, your client will be liable for all attorney fees and court costs."
  • "Police : Sir, you will spend the night in jail and then you'll have your day in court!"

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