Definition of put someone on a charge of something in English:

put someone on a charge of something

phrase

British
  • Charge someone with a specified offence.

    ‘he should be put on a charge of perjury’
    • ‘He was once put on a charge of ‘gross negligence’.’
    • ‘I was forever being put on a charge of one sort or another and came close to be sent to Detention Quarters.’
    • ‘My stoker was put on a charge of neglect of duties and was given the option of taking the base commander's punishment or a court martial.’