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English definition of “have your day in court”

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have your day in court

to get an opportunity to give your opinion on something or to explain your actions after they have been criticized: She was determined to get her day in court and the TV interview would give it to her.
Translations of “have your day in court”
in Chinese (Traditional) 爭取機會(公開地)發表意見或為自己的行為辯護…
in Chinese (Simplified) 争取机会(公开地)发表意见或为自己的行为辩护…
(Definition of have your day in court from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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