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Collocations with the word LAW
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Terms in this set (30)
Parliament voted for the bill to become law.
enforce / uphold
It's the job of the police to enforce the law.
Judges interpret this law in different ways.
allow sth / forbid sth / prohibit
The law forbids gambling of any kind.
(be) permit(ted) by law
(be) required by law
the law governing school attendance says...
court of law
above the law
No one is above the law.
against the law
What you did was clearly against the law.
By law, you are obliged to install smoke alarms in the factory.
within the law
The company is operating entirely within the law.
a law against
a local law against keeping horses
a law concerning
the law concerning industrial action ballots
A law on hunting will cause a lot of disagreements.
law relating to
the law relating to the sale of goods
'as the law stands'
..., you can get married while still too young to have a driving licence.
'law and order'
martial law was imposed to prevent the breakdown of ...
'the letter of the law'
In spite of the difficulties it would cause her family, the judge stuck to the letter of the law and jailed her.
'take the law into [own's] own hands'
He thinks he can just take the law into his own hands.
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