Example sentences for: imprisonment

How can you use “imprisonment” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • That's the downside of Return to Paradise , which hinges on whether a noncommittal ne'er-do-well swain (played by Vince Vaughn) "has it in him" to submit to an imprisonment that will be at best harrowing and at worst fatal.

  • The NYT front reports on the court-ordered release yesterday of more than 124,000 pages of previously secret files from a Mississippi state agency that used spy tactics, intimidation, false imprisonment, jury tampering and other illegal methods to fight civil rights activities in the state.

  • And Abubakar is clearly making the transition to Western political values--he summed up his predecessor's reign of corruption and false imprisonment thus: "mistakes have been made."

  • It accused Starr of treating "the pitiful lie of a seducer" as a state crime that could, in theory, lead to a year's imprisonment.

  • It is flanked by a building that protected aristocratic debtors (known as the Abbey Lairds) from arrest and certain imprisonment; civil authorities had no jurisdiction within the Abbey grounds and could not enter to arrest them.


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