ADJ. mass Refugees gave accounts of the mass genocide. | cultural
PREP. ~ against genocide against ethnic minorities
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be guilty of, commit ~ Two key witnesses at her trial committed perjury.
accuse sb of, charge sb with ~ He has been accused of her murder.
convict sb of, find sb guilty of ~ She was found guilty of high treason.
acquit sb of ~ The engineer responsible for the collapse of the bridge was acquitted of manslaughter.
admit, confess to, deny ~ All three men have denied assault. She admitted 33 assault charges.
plead guilty/not guilty to ~ He pleaded guilty to a charge of gross indecency.
investigate (sb for) ~ She is being investigated for suspected bribery.
be suspected for/of ~ He was the least likely to be suspected of her murder.
be/come under investigation for ~ She was the second minister to come under investigation for corruption.
be wanted for ~ be wanted on charges of ~ He was wanted on charges of espionage.
solve a case, crime, murder, robbery, theft The police and the public must work together to solve the murder.
arrest sb for ~ Jean was arrested for arson.
be tried for, stand trial for ~ to stand trial for extortion
~ case/trial The nurse's murder trial continues.
~ charge The police agreed to drop the conspiracy charges against him.
a charge/count of ~ The jury convicted her on two counts of theft.