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    can we say like this?

    Can we say ' you should go to the police station and file a complaint against him' ?

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    Re: can we say like this?

    just a student.
    I've found it on COCA:
    "I could file a complaint and then they would have to investigate and arrest him".

    just a student.

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    #3

    Re: can we say like this?

    Quote Originally Posted by Roselin View Post
    Can we say ' you should go to the police station and file a complaint against him' ?
    Yes, it's perfectly correct.

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    #4

    Re: can we say like this?

    Thanks a lot for your reply! I had doubts of the use of word File with complaint.

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    #5

    Re: can we say like this?

    Quote Originally Posted by Roselin View Post
    Thanks a lot for your reply! I had doubts of the use of word File with complaint.
    Hi,

    You can use BNC or COCA to clarify some doubts. It's very useful and effective, and far more reliable than Google.

    Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA)

    British National Corpus (BYU-BNC)

    Regards.

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