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To accuse someone of a crime

accuse

verb

to say that someone has done something wrong or committed a crime

allege

verb

to say that something is true or that someone has done something wrong or illegal, even though this has not been proved

charge

verb

to accuse someone officially of committing a crime

prosecute

verb

to officially accuse someone of a crime and ask a court of law to judge them

indict

verb

to accuse someone officially of a serious crime

prefer charges (against someone)

to officially accuse someone of a crime

bring someone up on charges of something

to make someone go to court because they have been accused of doing something wrong

impeach

verb

to formally accuse a public official of a serious crime relating to their job, especially in the US

bring before

to make someone go to court because they have been accused of doing something wrong

implicate

verb

to show or suggest that someone is involved in something illegal or morally wrong

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a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

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Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on

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