Example sentences for: accountable

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

  • Congress, the executive branch, and the public are beginning to hold agencies accountable less for inputs and outputs than for outcomes, by which is meant the results of government programs as measured by the differences they make, for example, in the economy or program participants' lives.

  • Thus, every HIV-infected individual must be called upon to be accountable for preventing HIV transmission.

  • If he had violated that deal by having sex with Lewinsky, Shields recited, the voters would hold him accountable.

  • Justice, they say, demands that the president be held accountable to the law.

  • The enduring lesson of the whole affair, Starr said, was that "we in the United States take the law seriously and that we are all accountable."

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