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    BOOKED INTO EVIDENCE

    what does "booked into evidence" mean as in:


    "A gun was booked into evidence."


    most dictionaries show that "evidence" doesn't mean an evidence room.

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    Re: BOOKED INTO EVIDENCE

    Quote Originally Posted by Migg View Post
    what does "booked into evidence" mean as in:


    "A gun was booked into evidence."


    most dictionaries show that "evidence" doesn't mean an evidence room.
    Never heard/read the statement as posted but "booked" could mean recorded.

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    Re: BOOKED INTO EVIDENCE

    It was recorded as belonging to the group of items that collectively form the evidence related to a crime.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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