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    #1

    Charged with crime

    "He can be charged with some crimes". "He is being charged with this crime". "He is alleged of killing a person". Are these correct?

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    #2

    Re: Charged with crime

    1 Possibly, though it depends on the intended meaning.
    2 Yes.
    3 No.

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    #3

    Re: Charged with crime

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "He is alleged of killing a person".
    I am not a teacher.

    'He is alleged to have killed a person.'
    'He is accused/suspected of killing a person.'

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    #4

    Re: Charged with crime

    'He is being prosecuted for killing a person.'

    Not a teacher.

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