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the long arm of the law

literary the ​police: You can't ​escape the long ​arm of the ​law (= the ​police will ​catch you if you have done something ​illegal).
(Definition of the long arm of the law from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the long arm of the law”
in Chinese (Simplified) 警方,警察…
in Chinese (Traditional) 警方,員警…
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