stand accused of


: to have been accused of
She stands accused of murder.

Examples of stand accused of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Along with the former President himself and two former Trump Organization executives, the brothers stand accused of, among other things, engaging in a fraudulent conspiracy to file false business documents and engage in insurance fraud. John Cassidy, The New Yorker, 3 Nov. 2023 In Ukraine, its cadres — whose ranks include prison recruits — stand accused of horrific abuses against their foes, and sometimes against their own fighters. Elvia Limón, Los Angeles Times, 25 Apr. 2023 An Indiana State Police SWAT unit descended on a house in Hebron Thursday and arrested two family members who stand accused of a multicounty theft spree across northern and central Indiana. Carole Carlson, Chicago Tribune, 20 July 2023 World & Nation Cartel lays siege to Mexican city after recapture of the son of ‘El Chapo’ Jan. 5, 2023 In the various federal indictments, the brothers stand accused of pioneering the manufacture, cross-border smuggling and U.S. distribution of fentanyl. Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times, 5 May 2023 After all, Donald Trump may stand accused of breaking countless laws in these trials, but the laws of physics are beyond even his abilities. Matt Ford, The New Republic, 31 Aug. 2023 Prosecutors frequently bring cases against former officials who stand accused of mishandling classified information -- but never before has a case been brought against a figure who had declassification authority. Alexander Mallin, ABC News, 17 July 2023 Both of them also stand accused of perjury concerning those charges. Robert Hockett, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2023 The forces stand accused of some of the most horrific atrocities carried out in Darfur, including torture, extrajudicial killings and mass rapes, according to the Human Rights Watch. Eliza MacKintosh, CNN, 26 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Stand accused of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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