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Definición de “be brought/called to account” en inglés

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be brought/called to account

mainly UK
to be forced to explain something you did wrong, and usually to be punished: We must ensure that the people responsible for the violence are brought to account.
Traducciones de “be brought/called to account”
en chino (tradicionál) 被責令(對…)作出解釋, 受到追究…
en chino (simplificado) 被责令(对…)作出解释, 受到追究…
(Definition of be brought/called to account from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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