This is the highest court in the land
appeal, civil, crown, high, juvenile, magistrates, military
They took their case to the appeal court
county, federal, etc.
European, French, etc.


go to, take sb/sth to
We are prepared to go to court to get our compensation. Their neighbours took them to court
come to, get to, go to
The case should not be allowed to go to court
bring sth to
There wasn't enough evidence to bring the case to court
settle sth out of
The dispute was settled out of court
a court of appeal
The case will be heard by the court of appeal next month
a court of law
I don't think that argument would stand up in a court of law
a ward of court
The child was made a ward of court when her parents were jailed


basketball, squash, tennis, etc.
clay, grass, hard
Do you prefer playing tennis on grass courts or hard courts?


off (the) ~
Off court she is just as aggressive as she is on the court
on (the) ~
The players have been on court for an hour


royal appear before, appear in, attend
She is too young to appear before the court


Mozart quickly became a favourite in court circles
preside over
The court was presided over by Judge Owen. life at court He will appear in court tomorrow charged with the murder
action, case, proceedings
hearing, trial
injunction, order, summons
She tried to get a court order to prevent him from coming near her. He received a court summons for non-payment of tax
decision, ruling
Divorce no longer requires a court appearance
They could now face a court battle for compensation
bailiff, clerk, judge, official, registrar, staff, usher
She was appointed a high court judge in 1998
procedure, process


at (a/the) ~
life at the court of Charles I
at ~
He was found guilty at Swindon Crown Court
before a/the ~
The case is now before the court
in ~
Relatives of the dead girl were in court


hear sth
The court heard how the mother had beaten the 11-year-old boy
acquit sb, clear sb
The court acquitted Reece of the murder of his wife
dismiss sth, quash sth
The court dismissed the appeal. The guilty verdict was quashed by the appeal court
uphold sth
The court upheld the plaintiff's claim of unfair dismissal
hold sth, order sth, rule sth
The court held that she was entitled to receive compensation


contempt of court
He was charged with contempt of court after shouting at a witness