Example sentences for: pardon

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

  • The LAT reports that former President Jimmy Carter has been lobbying President Clinton to pardon Patty Hearst, the newspaper-magnate scion who in 1974 was famously kidnapped and "brainwashed" into robbing a bank with her captors (the "Symbionese Liberation Army").

  • The NYT hits the pardon issue much higher in its front page Hubbell tape story, not surprising since it went front page on Saturday with a story saying congressional investigators took the "Election Day" comment to signify pardon hopes.

  • Several pundits speculate that the president might pardon Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard to appease Jewish interests in New York.

  • And his last-minute pardon of Weinberger, Poindexter, and others, after he'd lost re-election, effectively thwarted Walsh's pursuit of Bush himself, among others.

  • Members of Alabama's state pardon board threw out the conviction of former Gov.


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