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sueverb [ I or T ]

uk /suː/ us /suː/

C2 to take legal action against a person or organization, especially by making a legal claim for money because of some harm that they have caused you

He was so furious about the accusations in the letter that he threatened to sue. 他對信裡的指控憤怒至極,揚言要控告對方。
She sued the paper for (= in order to get) damages after they wrongly described her as a prostitute. 因為該報紙誹謗她是妓女,她提起訴訟要求賠償損失。
She is suing her husband for (= in order to get a) divorce. 她正在和丈夫打官司要求離婚。

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(Translation of “sue” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)