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- ‘However, difficulties arise when the crime committed by the principal offender is more serious than initially envisaged by the abettors.’
- ‘You can be an aider and abettor in a manslaughter, notwithstanding that your activity did not cause the death.’
- ‘It leads right to those who would seek to prosecute critics of these administrations as abettors and defenders of terrorism.’
- ‘Those found guilty of misusing this sad incident for their sinister purpose should be properly punished as abettors of murder and mayhem.’
- ‘They would plead as aiders and abettors and get a lesser sentence.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.