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stand trial

To be brought before a judge for a crime or misdeed. You're faced with some serious accusations, so yes, you're probably going to have to stand trial.
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stand trial

to be the accused person in a trial before a judge; to be on trial. He had to stand trial for perjury and obstruction of justice.
See also: stand, trial