verb (used with object), sued, su·ing.
verb (used without object), sued, su·ing.
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Origin of sue
OTHER WORDS FROM suesuer, nounun·sued, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for sue
The Justice Department recently sued to block the deal on antitrust grounds, but even if it’s unwound, industry observers like Plaid’s prospects.A16z is now managing $16.5 billion, after announcing two new funds|Natasha Mascarenhas|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
Assistant Attorney General and boss of antitrust Makan Delrahim and other experts in the field will offer perspectives on what’s become the most important year for suing tech companies since 1998.Top tech CEOs join this year’s Brainstorm Tech conference|Aaron Pressman|November 20, 2020|Fortune
When two victims threatened to go to the police if he did not pay them more money, according to the court record, he said he would sue them and that extortion was a more serious crime than having sex with a minor.Matthew Erasquin, Arlington lawyer, accused of paying underage girls for sex|Rachel Weiner|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The incident is under investigation and the Guard has been sued by a protester who claims she was injured.In D.C., a resident tracks the flying machines hovering above on the city’s ‘helicopter highway’|Justin Wm. Moyer|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Druyor’s mother, Katherine Richards, is now suing the doctor, Michael Kiken, who she says effectively assaulted her 40 years ago.Woman sues after learning ‘anonymous’ sperm donor was her own fertility doctor|Rachel Weiner|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
A grand juror in the Ferguson case is suing to be able to explain exactly what went down in the courtroom.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And now Portland, Los Angeles, and San Francisco are all suing Uber for refusing to play by their old regulatory playbooks.Why Do ‘Progressives’ Want to Ban Uber and AirBnB?|Adam Thierer, Christopher Koopman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
DeCrow would come to lead a movement against this practice, suing the Hotel Syracuse in 1969 and calling for protests and sit-ins.
State officials were not amused, and are suing the advocacy group for copyright infringement.
A ‘Christian’ wedding chapel—a private business—in Idaho is suing for the right not to marry gay couples.Refusing to Marry Same-Sex Couples Isn’t Religious Freedom, It’s Just Discrimination|Sally Kohn|October 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 1827, after nine years of suing, the President Cruchot de Bonfons married the young woman, now left an orphan.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
That demonstrates that in England, even with the double liability, the men are not suing under the employers' liability law.
Clark and his coadjutors lost no time in suing out a writ of habeas corpus.The Life of Isaac Ingalls Stevens, Volume II (of 2)|Hazard Stevens
Another great effort, and the Tsar would be on his knees suing for peace.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 4 (of 10)|James Edward Parrott
Then the despairing father fell on his knees and raised his hands in entreaty, like a criminal suing for mercy.Quintus Claudius, Volume 2 of 2|Ernst Eckstein