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bring (one) to justice
To punish one for a crime committed. My lawyer is confident that we can bring the man who stole my money to justice. The court must bring this criminal to justice.
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bring someone to justice
Fig. to punish someone for a crime. The police officer swore she would not rest until she had brought the killer to justice. Years later, the rapist was found out and finally brought to justice.
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bring somebody to ˈjusticearrest somebody for a crime and put them on trial in a court of law: It is his job to bring the murderer to justice.
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