Meaning of on report in English:

on report


  • 1British During the report stage of a bill in the House of Commons or House of Lords.

    • ‘when the Bill was debated in committee and on report, language was more restrained’
  • 2(especially of a prisoner or member of the armed forces) on a disciplinary charge.

    ‘lots of girls got put on report for wearing each other's clothes’
    • ‘However, his continued existence on normal location is not without some cost to staff who have to endure an ongoing tirade of abuse and threat which almost any other inmate would find himself on report for.’
    • ‘Mark managed to get himself sin-binned and placed on report twice for late challenges but despite their numerical disadvantage Leigh put together their best move of the match to give Maden his second try.’
    • ‘I'll have you up on report so fast your head'll spin!’
    • ‘When he reaches the end of the ranks, the officer states, ‘All those who were put on report remain at attention, all others dismissed.’’
    • ‘Gorden wasn't put on report by the referee either.’
    • ‘Turning, she continued ‘And you Mister Dobbins, consider your self on report for accepting a deadly weapon.’’
    • ‘Go on, get outta here before I put both of you on report for being where you don't belong!!’
    • ‘Souths five-eighth Ashley Harrison was placed on report for a high tackle on the Cowboys' Mitchell Sargent in the 71st minute of their match in Townsville.’
    • ‘The Bunnies reported no injuries after the match but five-eighth Ashley Harrison has a nervous wait after being placed on report for a high shot on Cowboys prop Shane Tronc.’
    • ‘So not only am I grounded, I've also been put on report at school, so I have to get a teacher to sign me in and out of every lesson, and also I've let my parents down again.’