go to law

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Definition of go to law

British
: to ask a court of law to settle a dispute

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“Go to law.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20to%20law. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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