bring to book

bring to book
Meaning: make somebody accountable for his conduct, punish somebody.
Example: It was frustrating for the victims’ kin as the police and court failed to bring anyone to book for the crime.

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Bring to book:
In our country, criminals are not usually brought to book.

- Imran Kareem April 24, 2019

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be up on

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