To sue out

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To sue out (Law) to petition for and take out, or to apply for and obtain; as, to sue out a writ in chancery; to sue out a pardon for a criminal.
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Usage

In literature:

I must go out and speak to her, Sue, at least!
"Jude the Obscure" by Thomas Hardy
I am so out of love with life, that I will sue to be rid of it.
"Tales from Shakespeare" by Charles and Mary Lamb
Peggy stood at the door to see Sue out, and watched the sleighs fly by.
"The Children's Book of Christmas Stories" by Various
Can't I sue out an injunction to stay proceedings?
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science" by Various
Mother was out, and Sister Sue was putting on her best blouse, so six-year-old Bobby had to entertain Sue's young man.
"More Toasts"
He c'n sue, from now on, but it's for you to c'nsider whether he gets anythin' but fun out o' it or not.
"Susan Clegg and Her Friend Mrs. Lathrop" by Anne Warner
She read to Maggie the Bible story of Joseph, out of a little book for children that had been Sue's.
"The Other Girls" by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
He'll have to saw a hole in the end of the trunk to get Sue out.
"Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue in the Big Woods" by Laura Lee Hope
The "Sue" was getting well out to sea now.
"The Meadow-Brook Girls by the Sea" by Janet Aldridge
I'll write out a little sketch and have parts to fit as many boys and girls as Bunny and Sue can get to act.
"Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue Giving a Show" by Laura Lee Hope
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In poetry:

For they who weep and sue and plead,
Are used and dropped, like a worn-out glove,
And the friends with "moods" are the friends who need
To learn that they are not worth our love.
"Friendship" by John Lawson Stoddard

In news:

A culture of corruption at Baruch business school was so pervasive that grad students openly cheated and a professor gave out answers during an exam, claim four ex-students who intend to sue the city.
At the weigh-in before the big fight, Daniel Santos fills out forms with his address and medical history and promises not to sue if he dies in the ring.
West Africa n immigrant sues to get out of Cameron County Jail.
Profound thanks to Marcia Lynn, Sue Butler and Christa Collier for drawing me out of the woodwork to share accompanist duties with Cherish McCallum.
West African immigrant sues to get out of Cameron County Jail.
File photo A Morris Plains concert promoter said he plans to sue rapper Nas, above, for breach of contract and damages after the hip-hop star skipped out on a New Year's Eve concert.
Calpers, others sue Pfizer as "opt outs" to class action .
A law firm for the driver who says his Toyota Prius sped out of control in California doesn't plan to sue the Japanese automaker.
MORGANTOWN — For months, Democrat Sue Thorn has knocked on doors and walked parade routes across the 1st Congressional District, often handing out snack bags as she asks people to choose her over Republican Rep David McKinley.
Equal pay pioneer Lilly Ledbetter is campaigning for Democrat Tom Barrett and speaking out against Gov Scott Walker's repeal of a law making it easier for women to sue over discrimination.
Inside Moose Lake, Where Sex Offender Vows to 'Sue My Way Out the Front Door'.
File photo A Morris Plains concert promoter said he plans to sue rapper Nas , above, for breach of contract and damages after the hip-hop star skipped out on a New Year's Eve concert.
Georgia Republican Party Chairman Sue P Everhart released a statement Thursday concerning the presidential candidates' decision to pull out of a planned debate in Atlanta ahead of Super Tuesday.
When it starts trying to sue its way out of business woes.
From left to right in the picture are: Sue Becker, Nancy Althoff, Camille Levee, Executive Director of Time Out, Becky McGuigan, President of the Ladies of St Paul, Janet Zilsch, and John Zilisch, President of Payson Helping Payson.
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In science:

Now, this is not the case but some re sults of will be used to out line the prob lem at is sue, namely: (1) the entropy generation rate attains its minimum at steady-state irrespective of the way through which the function T(x, t) ® T(x) = T4 (see fig. 1a, b) is developed.
Research Note on a Parabolic Heat-Balance Integral Method with Unspecified Exponent: An Entropy Generation Approach in Optimal Profile Determination
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