English version

bind somebody over

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbind somebody over phrasal verb [usually passive] lawSCL a) British English if someone is bound over by a court of law, they are warned that, if they cause more trouble, they will be legally punished The demonstrators were bound over to keep the peace. b) American English if someone is bound over for trial, they are forced by law to appear in a court bind→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
bind overAnd so, Your Honor, if you bind my client over for trial to the district court, I will understand.Ten years previously he had bound her husband over to good behaviour and to appear at the next sessions.Tensions are bound to rise over two issues.
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Verb table
bind
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybind
he, she, itbinds
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybound
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave bound
he, she, ithas bound
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad bound
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bind
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have bound
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam binding
he, she, itis binding
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you, we, theyare binding
Past
I, he, she, itwas binding
you, we, theywere binding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been binding
he, she, ithas been binding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been binding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be binding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been binding
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