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Greek - Athens
What is the meaning of sited in this sentence?

She'd been drawn to the law initially by a defense lawyer, a fictional one at that: Perry Mason.

TOTENBERG: But she liked Mason's foil too, prosecutor Hamilton Burger, because of his interest in justice, not just winning.

And at her confirmation hearing, she even sited this Burger moment.

Thanks in advance
  • JamesM

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    It should be cited, not sited. You can site a building (situate in a particular location on a piece of land). You can cite (make a citation of/refer to) a law, a precedent, a conversation and other things.

    These two are commonly mixed up by native speakers because they sound exactly the same.
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