la tvilen kome tiltalte til gode

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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PhraseEdit

la tvilen kome tiltalte til gode

  1. (law) give the defendent the benefit of the doubt
  2. (figuratively) give someone the benefit of the doubt

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