la tvilen komme tiltalte til gode

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From legal parlance in connection with criminal proceedings: la (let) tvilen (the doubt) komme (come) tiltalte (the defendant) til gode ((to the) benefit (of))

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Phrase[edit]

la tvilen komme tiltalte til gode

  1. (law) give the defendant the benefit of the doubt
  2. (figuratively) give someone the benefit of the doubt