lay charges

idiom

Definition of lay charges

British
: to accuse someone officially of doing something illegal Police are deciding whether to lay charges (against her).

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“Lay charges.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lay%20charges. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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