face charges

idiom

: to be formally accused of a crime
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Recent Examples on the Web The shooter did not face charges, but potential criminal charges were pending for the gun owner, and the Baltimore City Police Department was working closely with the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office on a charging decision. Tony Roberts, Baltimore Sun, 3 July 2024 Rapper Killer Mike won’t face charges after he was arrested at this year’s Grammys, just after winning several awards. Jami Ganz, New York Daily News, 27 June 2024 The El Salvador native is being held without bond at a Tulsa County jail, accused of being a fugitive from justice, along with a hold from Maryland to face charges in Morin’s homicide and a detainer from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Matt Hubbard, Baltimore Sun, 15 June 2024 The driver of the truck stayed on the scene and did not immediately face charges. Elizabeth Keogh, New York Daily News, 12 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for face charges 

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“Face charges.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/face%20charges. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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