bring to trial

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bring (someone or something) to trial

To cause a case to be tried in court. I am determined to bring that man to trial for the crimes he's committed.
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bring someone or something to trial

to bring a crime or a criminal into court for a trial. At last, the thugs were brought to trial. We brought the case to trial a week later.
See also: bring, trial
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The MMR litigation has so far cost pounds 15m and the LSC believes it would cost another pounds 10m to bring to trial.
In this lesson, students role-play as members of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia that will bring to trial "Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law.
A "unique feature" of this assault was "the government's decision to bring to trial every possible case it could, without undue concern for convictions.
Outraged parents have launched a campaign to bring to trial a cop who is alleged to have preyed on their children.