arrest

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈrɛst/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈrɛst/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə rest)


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arrest

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. arrested in [Miami, France]
  2. arrested on the [border, run]
  3. arrested on [charges, suspicion] of
  4. arrested for [possession, breaking and entering, drunk driving]
  5. arrested by [police, authorities, security forces]
  6. arrested and [charged, convicted, prosecuted, detained]
  7. arrested the [man, suspect, defendant, robber]
  8. arrested her in [connection, response] to
  9. [should, could, will] be arrested
  10. arrest the [movement, growth, development]
  11. arrested by the [recession, strict measures, new laws]
  12. [development, growth] was arrested (by)
  13. arrested [by a poor diet, prematurely]
n
  1. [false, wrongful, unjust, lawful, police, citizen's] arrest
  2. made an arrest in [Chicago]
  3. made an arrest [last night]
  4. made [50] arrests (on, at, when)
  5. made an arrest on [suspicion, charges] of
  6. made an arrest in [connection with, response to]
  7. have [5, no] arrests on my record
  8. have a warrant for his arrest
  9. tried to avoid arrest by
  10. is [avoiding, fleeing] arrest
  11. you're under arrest!
  12. have been placed under arrest
  13. [placed, put, held, kept, is] under house arrest
  14. went into [cardiac, respiratory] arrest
  15. died from a [cardiac] arrest
  16. the arrest of [decay, an illness]
n as adj
  1. an arrest warrant
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