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  • serve time — See: SERVE A SENTENCE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • serve time — See: SERVE A SENTENCE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • serve\ time — • serve a sentence • serve time v. phr. To be in jail. Charlie served four years of an eight year sentence, after which he was paroled and released …   Словарь американских идиом

  • serve time — To undergo a term of imprisonment, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑serve …   Useful english dictionary

  • serve time — When someone is serving time, they are in prison …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • serve time — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. stand committed, serve out a jail sentence, be incarcerated, be in jail, pay one s debt to society, go to jail, do a term, be in stir, be in the joint, do time, be sent up …   English dictionary for students

  • serve time — Synonyms and related words: alternate, be imprisoned, cover, do a hitch, do a stint, do a tour, do time, enlist, fill in for, have a go, have tenure, hold office, keep a watch, re up, reenlist, relieve, sign up, spell, spell off, take turns, time …   Moby Thesaurus

  • serve time — spend time in jail He served time when he was young but now he is a model citizen …   Idioms and examples

  • serve time — to spend a period of time in prison. He was serving time for a series of burglaries in the neighborhood …   New idioms dictionary

  • serve time — spend time in jail …   English contemporary dictionary

  • serve time — verb To be in prison or a similar institute …   Wiktionary

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