Jan 28, 2019
A Phrasal Verb a Day #155 - TO PRONOUNCE FOR / AGAINST
Nothing to do with pronunciation or how things are said - these expressions actually relate more to legal English.
To pronounce against
To make a judgement against someone in a court of law.
E.g. The judgement was pronounced against three officers.
The court pronounced against the speaker's decision.
Judges must ensure that the total amount of the penalty pronounced against a person for multiple offences remains fair.
To pronounce for
To give a judgement in favour of someone or something in a court of law
Would the court pronounce for the prisoner's extradition from the UK
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