名词:suer 动词过去式:sued 过去分词:sued 现在分词:suing 第三人称单数:sues
/su:; also, in ɑritish use, 英式英语读作 sju:; su/
1 [I, Ipr, Tn, Tn.pr] ~ (sb) (for sth) make a legal claim (against sb) 控告（某人）; （对某人）提起诉讼
*If you don't complete the work, I will sue you (for damages), ie for money to compensate for my loss. 你不把工作做完, 我就控告你（要你付损害赔偿金）.
2 [Ipr] ~ for sth (fml 文) formally ask for sth, often in a lawcourt 请求（常于法庭上）
*sue for peace 请求和解
* a prisoner suing for mercy 请求饶恕的囚犯
* sue for a divorce 要求离婚.
v [I and T]
[Date: 1100-1200; Language: Anglo-French;Origin: suer 'to follow, make a legal claim to', from Vulgar Latin sequere, from Latin sequi; SEQUENCE]
to make a legal claim against someone, especially for money, because they have harmed you in some way
If the builders don't fulfil their side of the contract, we'll sue.
The company is suing a former employee.
sue (sb) for libel/defamation/negligence/slander etc
Miss James could not afford to sue for libel.
She was suing doctors for negligence over the loss of her child.
The railway may sue for damages (=in order to get money) because of loss of revenue.
He is being sued for divorce (=in order to end a marriage) by his wife.
sue for peace
formal if a country or army sues for peace, they ask for peace, especially because there is no other good choice
They had hoped to force the North to sue for peace.
1. If you don´t complete the work, I will sue you (for damages). 你不把工作做完, 我就控告你（要你付损害赔偿金）.