Example sentences for: delinquents

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

  • It is a 20 th -century American habit to portray adolescents as incipient juvenile delinquents, when not idealizing them as "the future of our society."

  • The New York Times leads with the news that the IRS has been letting tax delinquents go without paying back taxes amounting to billions of dollars.

  • A NYT "Week in Review" article details the apparent failure of "boot-camp" rehabilitation for juvenile delinquents.

  • President Clinton calls our gun-free schools "safe zones," but this is a perverted idea of safety: Law-abiding students are defenseless while predatory juvenile delinquents, armed to the teeth, are free to roam.

  • Other delinquents are taking their chances, hoping the IRS won't act before a 10-year statue of limitations term runs out.


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