›an order for someone to appear in a court of law: One newspaper reporter was given a summons for disorderly conduct.They will be issued a summons to appear before the U.S. District Court in Richmond.Service of the summons does not have to be effected in person; postal service is likely to be sufficient.issue/serve/send a summonsProctor will be served a summons with a date to appear in court to answer the charges.receive/get/be given a summonsApproximately half of defendants receive a summons rather than being brought into custody.
›to order someone to appear in a court of law: Prosecutors summonsed several residents to the Grafton County grand jury.I have been summoned for jury service and must appear at Middlesex Crown Court on July 31.
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.