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impeach someone for something

1. to charge someone with doing something illegal. You can't impeach her for just disagreeing! We tried to impeach Gus for failing to attend sessions.
2. to criticize or discredit someone for something. The opposition impeached him for his position in no uncertain terms. Liz was impeached by the press for her views.
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Parliament members will be able to impeach any judge for his or her misconduct or incapacity once the bill comes into effect.
You can't impeach over policy differences because you oppose the war.
Mr Llwyd said: "Each and every SNP candidate elected in May will be lined up behind a motion to impeach Tony Blair, so we can hasten his departure as Prime Minister.
Initially, the House fell seven votes short of the required two-thirds vote to impeach, but later did impeach.
Some 23 MPs have put their names to the motion - the first such bid to impeach a Prime Minister for 198 years.
But how can the average person join the 400,000 citizens that have already signed one petition to impeach Bush?
Supporters of South Korea's Roh Moo-Hyun, 57, erupted in fury as MPs voted to impeach him.
A house committee on January 19 killed a bill that sought to impeach any judge who ruled in favor of same-sex marriage in the state.
The Diet's Judge Indictment Committee will examine the case and decide whether to impeach Muraki in the legislature's Judge Impeachment Court, the officials said.
A former contender for the Democratic presidential nomination has launched a resolution to impeach George Bush, the US president, over the war in Iraq.
12) With only two of the five justices in the original Miranda majority still on the Court, the Supreme Court held that a statement taken in violation of Miranda could be used to impeach the credibility of a defendant at trial.
vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin believes the time is right to impeach President Barack Obama for not doing enough for American workers and legalised immigrants.
I understand I can't even mention impeachment when talking about Obama without being called racist, but we can impeach any public official -- Lord knows we can't fire them.
At the same time, Santiago advised Aquino to oust Budget Secretary Florencio Abad, who was behind the disbursement of P50million additional development funds to each of several senators in October 2012, five months after majority of them voted to impeach former Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona in May 2012.
February 25, 2013 (BENTIU) -- Lawmakers in South Sudan's Unity State assembly have gone on a three-month recess, nearly two weeks after its members failed to impeach the speaker over allegations linked to corruption.