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    Alligation against

    Could you please fix my sentence.

    So, by surfing the Internet, I realized sextual assult alligations against Julian Assange were politically motivated and he has been framed, since his whistle-blowing website began publishing tons of secret documents.

    Can I say ''somebody is politically framed/ set up''?


    Thank you so much for your reply.

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    Re: Alligation against

    Quote Originally Posted by arzgol View Post
    Could you please fix my sentence.

    So, by surfing the Internet, I realized sextual assult alligations against Julian Assange were politically motivated and he has been framed, since his whistle-blowing website began publishing tons of secret documents.

    Can I say ''somebody is politically framed/ set up''? I've never heard this collocation.


    Thank you so much for your reply.
    You can say that someone has been framed or set-up for political reasons, or by his political opponents.

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    Re: Alligation against

    Quote Originally Posted by arzgol View Post
    Could you please fix my sentence.

    So, by surfing the Internet, I realized sextual assult alligations against Julian Assange ...
    Did they release allegations or alligators against him?

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    Re: Alligation against

    Quote Originally Posted by riquecohen View Post
    You can say that someone has been framed or set-up for political reasons, or by his political opponents.
    Well , I have never heard either; however, the way it goes, I think soon this strange phrase will enter English Lexicon. I think at least Strauss Kahn agrees with me.

    Sometimes there are no differences between alligators and allegations. Don't you think.
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