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  1. #1
    Anonymous Guest

    confused vocaburary

    I'm an international student.
    please explain each vacaburary.
    they are all same to me~

    1. lawsuit
    2. trial
    3. sue

    Thanks in advance~

  2. #2
    Tdol is offline Editor,
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    1. lawsuit - this is used for a civil law case. I don't hear it used for criminal cases, though I'm not a lawyer.
    2. trial - this is what a court does when someone's innocence or guilt is questioned. If you are charged with a crime, you will be put on trial.
    3. sue - this is taking someone to court to obtain compensation for a wrong, which could be physical, economic or social.

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