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    #1

    thrown before somenone??

    I am a bit confused. Could you say: "He was thrown before the disciplinary lawyer" (meaning he has to report there/he has a hearing)? And if so, isn't this then very informal?

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    Re: thrown before somenone??

    Quote Originally Posted by bridge78 View Post
    I am a bit confused. Could you say: "He was thrown before the disciplinary lawyer" (meaning he has to report there/he has a hearing)? And if so, isn't this then very informal?
    No, it's not natural English.

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