have carnal knowledge of

have carnal knowledge of someone

Euph. to have had sex with someone. (Formal or jocular.) She had never before had carnal knowledge of a man.
See also: have, knowledge, of
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Section 162 states: 'Any person who - (a) has carnal knowledge of any person against the order of nature; or (b) has carnal knowledge of an animal; or(c) permits a male person to have carnal knowledge of him or her against the order of nature, is guilty of a felony and is liable to imprisonment for 14 years.
or permits a male person to have carnal knowledge of him or her against the order of nature" can be sent to prison for 30 years to life, (https://www.