on all fours

Definition of "on all fours"
  1. A phrase used in law to refer to a case or legal precedent with very similar facts or issues
How to use "on all fours" in a sentence
  1. The lawyer argued that the current case was on all fours with a previous court decision.
  2. She studied past cases that were on all fours with her situation before going to court.
  3. He failed to find a legal precedent that was on all fours with his case.

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