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go to trial

To cause a case to be tried in court. Considering the crimes that man's committed, he's definitely going to trial.
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go to trial

[for a case] to go into court to be tried. When will this case go to trial? We go to trial next Monday.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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