Example sentences for: acquit

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

  • But Harkin's purpose was equally strategic: to break out of that box, dispense with witnesses, set aside persuasive facts and inconvenient law, and instead acquit Clinton based on the undefined "public good."

  • Indeed, under our present rule a jury is told that if it believes that a defendant "probably" did it, it must acquit him, because "probably" is not enough.

  • Olympia Snowe's announcement that she will vote to acquit President Clinton on both impeachment articles means there's a very good chance the perjury charge won't even get a simple majority, and some chance that the obstruction charge won't either.

  • These numbers show how Republicans can rewrite the scandal: by sliding the debate back across the spectrum to the moral question and portraying every vote to acquit Clinton as a vote to exonerate him.

  • Here two possible answers: 1) Gingrich's low-turnout, put-em-to-sleep strategy for the 1998 election was a disaster, which in turn encouraged Republican senators to acquit the president.

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