it v-link det N to-inf
The 'crime' group
These nouns are used to indicate that an action or state involves breaking a law or rule.
It is an offence to shoot at birds from a moving vehicle.
Crime is sometimes used with the determiner no.
crime offence sin
It's no crime to be poor.
Offence is sometimes followed by a prepositional phrase beginning with for. This pattern is it v-link det N for n to-inf.
Under the rules, it is a criminal offence for anyone under 16 to buy a lottery ticket.