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bring to justice

This page is about the collocation bring to justice

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to make somebody face trial or punishment for their crime

For example

  • When will the leaders who started the war be brought to justice?

  • Before being brought to justice, they admitted their crimes in a film called "The Act of Killing".

Quick Quiz

Corrupt politicians aren't often brought to justice because

a. they're very honest

b. they're never guilty

c. they're very powerful

Contributor: Matt Errey