la tvilen komme tiltalte til gode

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From legal parlance in connection with criminal proceedings: la (let) tvilen (the doubt) komme (come) tiltalte (the defendant) til gode ((to the) benefit (of))

PronunciationEdit

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PhraseEdit

la tvilen komme tiltalte til gode

  1. (law) give the defendant the benefit of the doubt
  2. (figuratively) give someone the benefit of the doubt
Last modified on 28 August 2013, at 15:26