bring sb to book

bring sb to book
birinden hesap sormak

English to Turkish dictionary. 2009.

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  • bring someone to book — british phrase to punish someone, or to make them explain their behaviour publicly when they have done something wrong If policemen have lied, then they must be brought to book. Thesaurus: to punish someonesynonym punishment of being legally… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring someone to book — bring (someone) to book British & Australian to punish someone. A crime has been committed and whoever is responsible must be brought to book. (usually passive) …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring someone to book — If somebody is brought to book, they are punished or made to account for something they have done wrong …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • bring someone to book — ► bring someone to book officially call someone to account for their behaviour. Main Entry: ↑book …   English terms dictionary

  • bring somebody to book (for something) — bring sb to ˈbook (for sth) idiom (formal, especially BrE) to punish sb for doing sth wrong and make them explain their behaviour • We will ensure that people who commit fraud are brought to book through the courts. Main entry: ↑bookidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bring It On (book) — Infobox Book name = Bring It On image caption = author = Pat Robertson cover artist = country = language = English series = subject = publisher = release date = media type = pages = 304 isbn = ISBN 0 8499 1712 3 (hardcover) ISBN 0 8499 1801 4… …   Wikipedia

  • bring someone to book — verb To penalise someone for a punishable offence. The perpetrators of this atrocity must be brought to book …   Wiktionary

  • bring someone to book —    If somebody is brought to book, they are punished or made to account for something they have done wrong.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • bring someone to book — chiefly Brit. officially call someone to account for their behaviour. → book …   English new terms dictionary

  • bring someone to book — British to punish someone, or to make them explain their behaviour publicly when they have done something wrong If policemen have lied, then they must be brought to book …   English dictionary

  • Bring someone to book —   If somebody is brought to book, they are punished or made to account for something they have done wrong …   Dictionary of English idioms

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