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    He is facing charges for the murder.

    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.
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    #2

    Re: He is facing charges for the murder.

    Tufguy, I have edited your post so that it is laid out exactly how I showed you in a previous thread.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: He is facing charges for the murder.

    Try, e.g.,

    He's facing murder charges.
    He's standing trial for armed robbery.

    Note that standing trial means being tried in court.

    https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/de...on/stand_trial

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    #4

    Re: He is facing charges for the murder.

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    Try, e.g.,

    He's facing murder charges.
    He's standing trial for armed robbery.

    Note that standing trial means being tried in court.

    https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/de...on/stand_trial
    1. He is facing charges for the murder.
    2. He is facing trials for the murder.

    Are these sentences incorrect?

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    #5

    Re: He is facing charges for the murder.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    1. He is facing charges for the murder.
    2. He is facing trials for the murder.

    Are these sentences incorrect?
    Number 1 is okay. You stand trial for a crime, not "trials".
    I am not a teacher.

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    #6

    Re: He is facing charges for the murder.

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Number 1 is okay. You stand trial for a crime, not "trials".
    So, number two can be correct by changing "trials" to "trial". Am I correct?

    Does "stand" here has the same meaning as "face"?

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    Re: He is facing charges for the murder.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    So, number two can be corrected by changing "trials" to "trial". Am I correct?
    Yes. I would also remove "the".

    Does "stand" here has have the same meaning as "face"?
    Not exactly the same. If he is "facing" a trial, then it is due to start at some point in the future. If he is "standing" trial, the trial has already started.
    See my corrections and comments above.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 09-Jan-2017 at 12:41.
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    #8

    Re: He is facing charges for the murder.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    See my corrections and comments above.
    "He is facing charges for murder" does it mean that "He is currently accused of killing someone"?

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    #9

    Re: He is facing charges for the murder.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "He is facing charges for murder". Does it mean that "He is currently accused of killing someone"?
    Yes,

    Thread closed.

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