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    He has cheated many people, and now the police is after him

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    He has cheated many people, and now the police is after him, no doubt if he is caught he will end up in prison. What's the related idiom for this explanations?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post

    He has cheated many people, and now the police are after him, no doubt if he is caught he will end up in prison. What's the related idiom for this explanations?
    "He is on the run" is possible.

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    Re: He has cheated many people, and now the police is after him

    Also, "on the lam" and "in hiding".

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    Re: He has cheated many people, and now the police is after him

    He's a wanted man.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: He has cheated many people, and now the police is after him

    The noun "police" has a singular form but has a plural use: the police are after him.

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    Re: He has cheated many people, and now the police is after him

    Yes, bhaisahab pointed that out in post #2 by correcting it clearly in red in the quote box.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: He has cheated many people, and now the police is after him

    Oops!

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    He has cheated many people, and now the police are after him, no doubt if he is caught he will end up in prison.
    This is a comma splice. Change the comma to a semicolon or a full stop followed by a capital letter.

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    Re: He has cheated many people, and now the police is after him

    He has cheated many people, and now the police are after him; no doubt if he is caught he will end up in prison. Right?

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    Re: He has cheated many people, and now the police is after him

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    He has cheated many people, and now the police are after him; no doubt if he is caught he will end up in prison. Right?
    Yes, it's OK.

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