the law › the system of official rules in a country
yasa, kanun You're breaking the law. It's against the law (= illegal) not to wear seat belts. It's their job to enforce the law.238684
by law › If you have to do something by law, it is illegal not to do it.
yasaya/kanuna göre; yasalar/kanunlar uyarınca They have to provide a contract by law.2386841177
RULE [C] › an official rule in a country
yasa, kanun, hukuk There are laws against drinking in the street. They led the fight to impose laws on smoking.238684
law and order › the obeying of laws in society
kanun ve nizam a breakdown in law and order2104685
SUBJECT [U] › the subject or job of understanding and dealing with the official laws of a country
hukuk to study/practise law a law school/firm a specialist in civil/criminal law1372
ALWAYS TRUE [C] › something that is always true in science, mathematics, etc.
kural, yöntem, kanun, yasa the laws of nature/physics the law of averages/gravity3161104
lay down the law › to repeatedly tell people what they should do, without caring about how they feel → See also brother-in-law → See also common-law → See also daughter-in-law → See also father-in-law → See also in-laws → See also martial law → See also mother-in-law → See also sister-in-law → See also son-in-law
herkese/sağa sola emirler yağdırmak; sürekli talimatlar vermek People are fed up with him laying down the law the whole time.1177