Example sentences for: inmates

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

  • Out of their cells for just one hour a day, the inmates grow slowly insane and even more violent and unstable than when they entered prison.

  • In fact, the bill is a failure: The three-strikes law clogs the courts and fills prisons with older inmates unlikely to commit serious crimes again; cities will go broke paying for the "100,000 new cops" when federal seed money runs out; and the assault-weapons ban has too many loopholes.

  • : "Three inmates were smashed by Charles Manson's guitar."

  • The Los Angeles Times goes with the federal indictment of eight California corrections officials suspected of conspiracy and cover-up in connection with various improprieties concerning inmates, including a suspicious death.

  • A NYT Magazine piece describes and denounces solitary confinement, a punishment now inflicted on 8 percent to 10 percent of prison inmates.


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