Example sentences for: acquitting

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

  • Whereas the cynical view of the criminal trial was that a black jury ignored its instructions by acquitting Simpson in order to sock it to the Los Angeles police, the cynical view of the civil trial is that a white jury ignored its instructions by inflating the compensatory-damage figure in order to sock it to Simpson.

  • There's nothing profound about recognizing a trade-off between convicting the innocent and acquitting the guilty.

  • Having failed to pass a censure resolution Friday, they signed it anyway and put it in the Congressional Record . They denied that in acquitting Clinton they had voted to exonerate him morally.


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