›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.
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular
in sport, grouping children according to their physical maturity rather than their age ‘When we’re grouping children for sports, we do it by age groups, but the problem is that, within those age groups, we get huge variations in biological age,’ said Dr Sean Cumming, senior lecturer at the University of Bath’s department for