a brush with the law
a brief encounter or experience with the police because of a crime
The man had a brush with the law when he was young but now he is totally honest.

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  • a case in point
  • a case of mistaken identity
  • a come-down
  • a copycat
  • a course of action
  • a credit to (someone or something)
  • a crying shame
  • a cut above (someone or something)
  • a dime a dozen
  • a dirty look
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  • in one's (own) backyard
  • not give (something) another thought
  • sign on the dotted line
  • live (something) down or live down (something)
  • in a pig's eye
  • get better
  • get what's coming to you
  • lace into (something)
  • bite one's tongue
  • pull a boner

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    Unit : pica (pi) or em
    Formula : 12*point
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