Example sentences for: penalties

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

  • Tyson, whose senior executive is a close friend of the Clintons, will admit to having given illegal gifts to Espy, pay $6 million in penalties and investigative costs, and cooperate with the probe.

  • This also benefits taxpayers, because the amount of penalties and interest added to taxpayer accounts is reduced when assessments are more timely.

  • Curfews, V-chips, harsher penalties for juvenile crime, school uniforms, drug tests to get a driver's license: Both candidates were, like, really on their case.

  • As a result, we've stiffened penalties, raised the drinking age from 18 to 21, mandated license revocation for minors caught driving after drinking any amount of alcohol and, in 16 states, tightened the blood-alcohol standard for drunkenness.

  • The penalties are accounted for as a custodial activity.


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