Example sentences for: imprisoning

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

  • There has been a great deal of cant in the past 30 years to the effect that Dior's era forced helpless women into a posture of submission with its fussily constructed garments, cumbersome skirts, cinched waists, and rigid hairstyles, crippling their feet in high heels and imprisoning their hands in white gloves.

  • … A piece questions a new approach to cracking down on school absenteeism: In California, Florida, and Michigan, prosecutors are imprisoning the parents of chronic truants for up to 90 days.

  • "There is still a world of difference between speaking to a political forum in Washington and at an Asian banquet where you are the guest," scolded an SCMP editorial, adding that Gore's criticism of the Malaysian government for imprisoning former Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has probably "sharpened the divide" between Asian countries and the United States.

  • Though this by itself has no immediate effect, it makes it respectable, for the first time, for political leaders to discuss the subject, and thereby brings closer the day when the vast majority of crimes will no longer be committed, when billions of dollars will be freed to help the inner city instead of to ruin black people's lives, and when we will stop, as in Samuel Butler's Erewhon , imprisoning people for the crime of being sick.

  • More and more conservatives now favor abolishing parole, sharply curtailing probation, imprisoning every adult felon for his or her entire term, and warehousing juvenile offenders in adult jails.


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