On July 8, a summons was sent to Zhang alerting her to the lawsuit, and on July 11, Nan Shi lost her job.
To every summons to duty, Heller has a clever and disturbing rejoinder.
The committee then upped the ante by issuing a summons, a more aggressive step.
This summons all the proximate Beyoncé voters, as we reply in a full-throated roar, “ALLLLLL THE SINGLE LAAAAADIES!”
They say, ‘If we catch you out there, we’re going to write you a summons.
Their summons was answered only by the furious barking of a dog.
She had been summoned to the last meal of the day, but had forgotten the summons.
Dion, with a presentiment that misfortune was threatening himself and his dear ones, obeyed the summons.
At last there was the summons to saddle, and Lauzanne was brought into the stall by Dixon.
Another officer came up the stairs, thrust his head in through the door, and called a summons to them.
c.1200, from Anglo-French, Old French sumundre "summon," from Vulgar Latin *summundre "to call, cite," from Latin summonere "hint to," from sub "under" + monere "warn, advise" (see monitor (n.)). Summons "authoritative call to be at a certain place for a certain purpose" is late 13c., from Old French sumunse, noun use of fem. past participle of somondre. Summoner "petty officer who cites persons to appear in court" is from early 14c.; contracted form sumner is from mid-14c.