bail out (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb bail out (2).

Meaning: to give money to a court so that an accused person doesn't have to stay in jail until their trial begins

For example:

  • bail sb out My son was arrested so I went to the police station to bail him out.

  • bail sb out How much will it cost to bail her out?

Quick Quiz:

If he isn't bailed out, he'll spend the next few months

a. at work

b. in jail

c. at home

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