Definition of 'sue'
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She insists her employers are unconcerned that she is apparently about to be sued for libel. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Her mother branded the story lies and sued for libel. The Sun (2012) One specialist in suing lawyers maintains that his casebook has doubled in the past year. Times, Sunday Times (2013) One manager was sued for handing out job applications for his prospective employer during an office party. Times, Sunday Times (2007)At least one family has already begun suing mine bosses and government inspectors for criminal negligence. The Sun (2010)Individuals can be taken the civil court and sued if have knowingly sold a with altered mileage. The Sun (2016)How you work out which court to sue in would be a nightmare. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Bishops have gone to court to sue each other over claims to property and funding. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The woman then sued the insurance company to collect the settlement amount. Christianity Today (2000)The company is suing her over unpaid legal bills. The Sun (2008)He is now suing for libel. The Sun (2009)In 1994 they sued for libel but lost. The Sun (2013)He is suing for libel, harassment and breach of privacy. The Sun (2006)There may also be a case for suing the British government. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The drinks companies would sue them in court and they'd win. The Sun (2012)I sued them for libel and breach of privacy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Would this potential recruit, management supposedly wanted to know, be the sort who might sue the company? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Despite signing a consent agreement waiving their right to bring legal action over the film, they are now suing for libel over the way they were depicted. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They would have done that to dispel any chance of the victims' families claiming compensation and suing the American government for millions. The Sun (2007)He moved to Britain for treatment and began suing through UK courts. The Sun (2008)
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British English: sue /sjuː; suː/ VERB
If you sue someone, you start a legal case against them to claim money from them because they have harmed you in some way.
She threatened to sue him for unfair dismissal.
If I were her, I'd sue.
- American English: sue
- Arabic: يُقاَضِي
- Brazilian Portuguese: processar juridicamente
- Chinese: 起诉
- Croatian: tužiti
- Czech: zažalovat
- Danish: sagsøge
- Dutch: gerechtelijk vervolgen
- European Spanish: demandar
- Finnish: haastaa oikeuteen
- French: poursuivre procès
- German: verklagen
- Greek: μηνύω
- Italian: fare causa
- Japanese: 訴える
- Korean: 소송을 제기하다
- Norwegian: saksøke
- Polish: pozwać
- European Portuguese: processar juridicamente
- Romanian: a da in judecată
- Russian: преследовать в судебном порядке
- Spanish: demandar
- Swedish: stämma juridik
- Thai: ฟ้องร้อง
- Turkish: dava etmek
- Ukrainian: позивати(ся)
- Vietnamese: kiện tụng
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