- to sue sb (
forsth) demandar a algn poralgo she sued them for damages/breach of contract los demandó por daños y perjuicios/por incumplimiento de contrato he sued her for divorce le entabló una demanda de divorcio they sued her for libel le entablaron juicio por difamación, interpusieron querella por difamación en contra de ella [formal]
- 1.1 [Law/Derecho] entablar una demanda, poner* pleito (Spain/España) to sue
forsth demandar poralgo to sue for damages demandar por daños y perjuicios 1.2 (plead) [literary/literario] to sue for peace hacer* un llamamiento or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) un llamado a la pazMore example sentences
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- It has to stop, and this is as good a time as any to sue for peace.
- Whoever follows Fred into the hot seat would have no alternative but to sue for peace.
- She must now advise her boss that, after eight years of war with Labour rebels, it is time to sue for peace.
- People have lost their jobs over derogatory remarks made in blogs, but can you be sued for libel or defamation?
- This made it financially worthwhile to sue officers for torts they might have committed.
- At the time, a wife was unable to sue her husband in tort, so the action was brought by the children.
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