Traduction: du français

to accuse somebody of something

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  • tax somebody with something — ˈtax sb with sth derived (formal) to accuse sb of doing sth wrong • I taxed him with avoiding his responsibility as a parent. Main entry: ↑taxderived …   Useful english dictionary

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  • criminate — verb 1. bring an accusation against; level a charge against The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse • Syn: ↑accuse, ↑impeach, ↑incriminate • Derivationally related forms: ↑criminative, ↑criminatory, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stigmatise — verb 1. to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful He denounced the government action She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock • Syn: ↑stigmatize, ↑brand, ↑denounce, ↑mark • Derivationally rela …   Useful english dictionary

  • badmouth — verb speak unfavorably about She badmouths her husband everywhere • Syn: ↑malign, ↑traduce, ↑drag through the mud • Derivationally related forms: ↑traducement (for: ↑traduce) …   Useful english dictionary

  • trump up — verb invent (Freq. 1) trump up charges • Syn: ↑concoct • Derivationally related forms: ↑concoction (for: ↑concoct) • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • murder — mur|der1 W2S3 [ˈmə:də US ˈmə:rdər] n [Origin: Partly from Old English morthor, partly from Old French murdre] 1.) [U and C] the crime of deliberately killing someone →↑manslaughter ▪ On the night the murder was committed , he was out of the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • freeze out — verb change from a liquid to a solid when cold (Freq. 2) Water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit • Syn: ↑freeze, ↑freeze down • Derivationally related forms: ↑freezing (for: ↑freeze …   Useful english dictionary

  • prosecute — pros‧e‧cute [ˈprɒsɪkjuːt ǁ ˈprɑː ] verb [intransitive, transitive] LAW 1. if the state authorities prosecute someone, they officially say that person must be judged by a court of law for a particular crime: • Shoplifters (= people who steal… …   Financial and business terms

  • List of French words and phrases used by English speakers — Here are some examples of French words and phrases used by English speakers. English contains many words of French origin, such as art, collage, competition, force, machine, police, publicity, role, routine, table, and many other Anglicized… …   Wikipedia

  • challenge — challenge1 W2S2 [ˈtʃælındʒ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(something difficult)¦ 2¦(question something)¦ 3¦(competition)¦ 4¦(stop)¦ 5¦(in law)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(SOMETHING DIFFICULT)¦ [U and C] something that tests strength, skill, or ability, especially in a way that …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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