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sue

US [su]
UK [suː]
  • v.控告;提起诉讼;(尤指在法庭上)提出请求
  • n.Susan;【女名】女子名
  • Web苏;休;对…提出诉讼
Simple Present:sues  Present Participle:suing  Past Tense:sued  
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v.
1.
[t][i]
~ (sb) (for sth)
控告;提起诉讼to make a claim against sb in court about sth that they have said or done to harm you
to sue sb for breach of contract
控告某人违反合同
to sue sb for $10 million(= in order to get money from sb)
控告某人要求得到 1 000 万元
to sue sb for damages
起诉某人要求赔偿损失
They threatened to sue if the work was not completed.
他们威胁说,如果不完成工作,就要提起诉讼。
2.
[i]
~ for sth
(尤指在法庭上)提出请求to formally ask for sth, especially in court
to sue for divorce
起诉要求离婚
The rebels were forced to sue for peace.
反叛者被迫求和。

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