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    Being served papers

    Could you please try to explain the meaning of 'being served papers'?



    Sentence: I felt almost as though I was being served papers.

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    Re: Being served papers

    To be served papers means that you are being summonsed to appear before a court of law.

    It can produce feelings of guilt and embarrassment, so this person is saying that [whatever it is that happened] made them feel as if someone is accusing them of something.

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    Re: Being served papers

    Okay! "intimado" in Portuguese. Thank you Anglika!

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