In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1perjurio masculineto commit perjury — jurar en falso
- Your Honour, the prosecution witnesses committed perjury throughout the whole trial.
- He was found guilty of perjury and perverting the course of justice in relation to this case.
- That trial proceeded, I prosecuted, and the jury duly convicted him of perjury.
- Another antique rule provided that a corporation could not be indicted for a felony like perjury.
- There was an inquiry, I think, because he was then subsequently convicted of perjury.
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