V n of n

The 'acquit' and 'convict' group

These verbs are concerned with declaring or thinking that someone has or has not committed a crime. The noun group indicates the person, and the prepositional phrase indicates the crime.
The preposition of is usually followed by an '-ing' clause.
His change of fortune began on the day last June when he was acquitted of assaulting a man in Milwaukee.
She was cleared of attempting to murder and causing grievous bodily harm to a 73-year-old woman and a 15-year-old boy.
A 15-year-old boy is being held in a special wing at Cardiff prison pending sentence after Newport magistrates convicted him of breaking a teacher's nose.
  • accuse
  • acquit (usu passive)
  • clear (usu passive)
  • convict
  • suspect
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