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    #1

    Tom is being tried.

    "Tom is being tried for the murder of Tim."

    Please check.

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    Re: Tom is being tried.

    Tom is standing trial for the murder of Tim.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: Tom is being tried.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "Tom is being tried for the murder of Tim."
    It's OK.

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    #4

    Re: Tom is being tried.

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    Tom is standing trial for the murder of Tim.
    That's OK, but I'd say 'on' rather than' standing'.

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    Re: Tom is being tried.

    I'd use "for" after "standing trial" if it's followed immediately by the name of the crime.
    I'd use "on" if it were followed by "a charge of murder".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: Tom is being tried.

    "Tom is standing trial for the murder of Tim."

    "Tom is standing trial on the charge of murder."

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    #7

    Re: Tom is being tried.

    On a murder charge.
    I am not a teacher.

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