Acquitted us of - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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acquit (one) of
To determine that one is not guilty of a crime or other wrongdoing. Everyone in the courtroom was shocked when the jury acquitted the defendant of murder.
acquit someone of something
to establish someone's innocence of a criminal charge or the blame for some wrongdoing. The investigator acquitted Wally of the charges.
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It took three years, multiple trials and three tours in prison--where my health deteriorated--before Egypt's Court of Cassation, the country's sole remaining independent court, acquitted us of
This April, a Taiwan court acquitted us of
all criminal charges, which carry up to two years in jail, on the ground that we have written the story with "good intent" and belief in the truth of our story.