take (someone or something) to law

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take (someone or something) to law

To sue or initiate legal proceedings against someone or an organization. He took the company to law for using his likeness without his permission. My father wants to take Olivia to law to force her to relinquish her role as executor of his estate.
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take someone to law

initiate legal proceedings against someone.
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