gather a case

gather a case

To compile evidence that supports an argument or charges against someone or something. The job of the prosecutor is to gather a case to prove that the defendant is guilty. We're trying to gather a case because many employees have been wrongly terminated by the company.
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gather a case

(against someone) Go to build a case (against someone).
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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