Example sentences for: penalties

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

  • PENALTIES (see also "Fines and Penalties") ...

  • Parcells' teams commit fewer penalties than almost any team in the league.

  • The CDA, as most people reading this probably know, attempts to regulate content through criminal penalties for those who violate standards of decency (standards drawn so broadly that they might prohibit, for instance, David Sedaris' "Diary" from last week) with "any comment, request, suggestion, proposal, image, or other communication that, in context, depicts or describes, in terms patently offensive as measured by contemporary standards, sexual or excretory activities or organs."

  • It seeks genuine direct elections after a period that is sufficient to organize alternative parties and prepare a campaign based on freedom of speech and other civil rights, the right to have free trade unions, the release of more than 200 political prisoners, debt relief, stronger penalties for corruption and pollution, no amnesty for Suharto and his fellow thieves, and a respite for the poor from the hardest edges of "economic reform."

  • The Senate voted 97-0 to put the IRS under a board of directors and to create new limits on the agency's ability to impose penalties on taxpayers.


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