I found it truly regrettable that he should take offence.
Such an offence is punished by a fine and/or imprisonment.
Any offence against himself he forgave readily.
Everyone charged with a penal offence has the right to be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law in a public trial at which he has had all the guarantees necessary for his defence.
The law prescribes certain penalties for this offence.
It is hard to prevent hardened criminals from committing any offence.
I really didn't mean (to cause/give) any offence (= did not intend to upset anyone) - I was just stating my opinion.
He took it as a personal offence that Henry was promoted before him.
A groundless reduction of employee benefits is an offence.
Take no offence, but I think your qualifications aren't enough for this job.
He was not aware that he had committed an offence. Many people take offence at swearing.
In many countries these days it is an offence to smoke in various public places.
Offence is another word for offense, which is a wrongdoing or discourtesy. When you break a legal rule or a social norm, this is an example of an offence.
If UFOs were to attack the earth, what would become of us?
A racist attack.
To keep holding the barrier up is just to wait for death! So we're going to go out past the wall and counter attack the enemy, you ready!?
Pac-Man, when a certain condition is reached, can counter attack and eat the monsters chasing him.
In Germany today, anti-violence rallies took place in several cities, including one near Hamburg where three Turks were killed in an arson attack on Monday.
The talented young chess player is very bold. He deliberately lays himself open to attack, makes himself vulnerable and then checkmates his opponent when least expected.
The mythical Kraken, thick as a ship and three times as wide, once made an attack on Christopher Columbus's fleet... giving Columbus no choice but to eat him.
Declaring war after a surprise attack is to be expected, but killing over ten thousand non-combatants with a bomb is something unheard of.
My grandmother died of a heart attack. / An unknown group of criminals carried out a series of attacks on public property.
When he openly declared he would marry Pablo, he almost gave his grandmother a heart attack and made his aunt's eyes burst out of their sockets; however, his little sister beamed with pride.
The Department of Homeland Security's primary function is the prevention of terrorist attacks occurring within America and, in the extreme case of an attack happening, holding losses to the smallest possible level and swiftly carrying out restoration.
I'm not going to get into a battle of wits with you; I never attack anyone who's unarmed.
Seeing the face of his wife covered in green spots, he had a heart attack. Yet another victim of the killer cucumber!
Angielskie słowo "útok" (attack) występuje w zestawach:1000 most important Czech nouns 201 - 250
He was charged with assault.
An 18 hour assault has pummelled the town center.
A woman and a man have been convicted of assaulting a police officer. He had attempted to sexually assault the woman.
The barricade was stronger than it had been for the first assault, and the rebels were at their positions, guns loaded and ready for action.
It was a real assault on the senses: a beautiful view, peaceful music and delicious food.
Smacking a child is considered assault in Sweden
This brutal assault, which was not motivated by robbery, deserves the most severe condemnation.
She went to karate lessons to learn how to defend herself in case of an assault.
These incidents cover a wide range of behaviour, for example verbal abuse, graffiti or physical assault.
The political candidate promised to launch an assault against poverty if she were elected.
make an assault on somebody/something
For the victims of violent assaults, it is of little concern who ordered the violence.
Why do you think some assaults are never reported to the police?
She was assaulted in the street in broad daylight.