- enter a plea, as in courts of law
"She pleaded not guilty"
- offer as an excuse or plea
"She was pleading insanity"
- I plead not guilty.
- I won't plead guilty.
- I can plead ignorance.
- I plead ignorance.
- How do you plead?
- I plead guilty.
- I plead you to tell me the truth.
- The man who was arrested for murder asked to plead the fifth.
- The parties to proceedings may not plead the omission of that indication.
- The parties to the appeal proceedings may not plead the omission of that statement.
- The parties to proceedings may not plead the omission of that statement.
- The Commission may suggest that a State cannot plead its own national law, even constitutional law, to avoid its obligations under Community law.
- However, a person may not plead infringement of this principle unless he has been given precise assurances by the authorities .
- A Member State may not plead that another Member State or Europol had transmitted inaccurate data in order to avoid its liability under its national legislation vis-à-vis an injured party.
- On the other hand, if ‘a prudent and discriminating trader could have foreseen the adoption of a Community measure likely to affect his interests, he cannot plead that principle if the measure is adopted’ .