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enter a plea

This page is about the collocation enter a plea

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to plead guilty or not guilty in a court of law

For example

  • Has the person on trial entered a plea yet?

  • If you enter a guilty plea, the judge will sentence you right away.

Quick Quiz

He had to enter a plea when

a. he was arrested

b. his went to court

c. he went to prison

Contributor: Matt Errey