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    #1

    A case is going on him at the moment.

    A case is going on him at the moment.

    Please check.

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    Re: A case is going on him at the moment.

    Do you mean that he is facing some sort of charges in court?
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 05-Jan-2017 at 10:04.

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    Re: A case is going on him at the moment.

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    Do you mean that he is facing some sortof charges in court?
    Yes.

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    #4

    Re: A case is going on him at the moment.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    A case is going on him at the moment.

    Please check.
    It not natural or understandable.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: A case is going on him at the moment.

    Perhaps:

    He has a case (going on) in court.
    He is being sued.
    There is a case against him in court.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #6

    Re: A case is going on him at the moment.

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    Perhaps:

    He has a case (going on) in court.
    He is being sued.
    There is a case against him in court.
    There shouldn't be any case going on against you in court.

    You should not have any case in court.

    He is being tried for the murder.

    He is "facing charges" or "facing trials" for the murder or robbery in a bank." Are these sentences correct?

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    Re: A case is going on him at the moment.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    There shouldn't be any case going on against you in court. Unnatural.
    You should not have any case in court. Unnatural.
    For these two, I'd use "You shouldn't be on trial".


    He is being tried for the murder. OK if it's necessary to be clear about which murder but this would be more natural if followed by "of + name of victim". Otherwise, use "He is being tried for murder".

    He is "facing charges" or "facing trials" for the murder or robbery in a bank." Are these sentences correct?
    It's difficult to give one answer to a sentence that contains four options. See below.
    See my comments above. With regard to your final question, I have suggested before that you give us full sentences containing your various options. You should have asked:

    Are these sentences correct?

    1. He is facing charges for the murder.
    2. He is facing trials for the murder.
    3. He is facing charges for the robbery in a bank.
    4. He is facing trials for the robbery in a bank.

    Please post that in a new thread and I'll answer it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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