sounds in

Definition of "sounds in"
  1. Relates to the legal foundation or cause in a lawsuit such as a civil wrong (tort) or contract
How to use "sounds in" in a sentence
  1. His claim against the company sounds in contract since it's based on an alleged breach of an agreement.
  2. Her suit against her neighbor sounds in tort because it's based on a personal injury.
  3. The case sounds in negligence as it involves reckless behaviour.

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