Translation of sue in Spanish:
- to sue somebody (
forsomething)demandar a alguienshe sued them for damages/breach of contract poralgolos demandó por daños y perjuicios/por incumplimiento de contratohe sued her for divorcele entabló una demanda de divorciothey sued her for libelle entablaron juicio por difamacióninterpusieron querella por difamación en contra de ella [formal]
- 1 (Law)entablar una demandaponer pleito (Spain)to sue
forsomethingdemandarto sue for damages poralgodemandar por daños y perjuiciosExample sentences
- 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.
- 2 (plead) [literary]to sue for peacehacer un llamamiento or (Latin America tb) un llamado a la pazExample sentences
- 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.
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