bail

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbeɪl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/beɪl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bāl)


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bail

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [deny, grant, revoke, refuse] bail
  2. bail was [denied] (for)
  3. am [denying] bail (for)
  4. the judge [denied] bail (for)
  5. Bail is set at [$200,000].
  6. get your bail reduced
  7. ask for reduced bail
  8. [ask, request] to reduce the bail
  9. has been released on bail
  10. was (not) able to post bail
  11. failed to make bail
  12. a hearing to set bail
  13. the conditions of bail
  14. need to pay bail
  15. [met, paid] the [$200,000] bail
  16. Can you help me pay my bail?
  17. Someone (already) paid your bail.
  18. need money for bail
  19. will be [held, detained] without bail
  20. offered [his property, shares] as bail
  21. The [convict, criminal] jumped bail.
v
  1. bail out the [banks, company, government]
  2. bail the [banks] out
  3. bail him out (of jail, of trouble, of a predicament)
  4. thanks for bailing me out
  5. the pilot [had, was forced] to bail out
  6. he bailed on me
  7. bailing water (out of the boat)
n as adj
  1. broke the bail [conditions, terms]
  2. [put, coughed] up the bail [bond, money]
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