Example sentences for: jail

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

  • The jail one is sent to is of a specific type.

  • A notable exception was the black novelist and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston (1901-1960), who had grown up in the "Pure Negro Town" of Eatonville, Fla., which boasted a charter, marshal, mayor, council, plenty to eat--and streets so peaceful that there was no jail.

  • New Jersey teen-ager Amy Grossberg was sentenced to two and a half years in jail for the 1996 manslaughter of her baby, which was found in a trash bag after dying of massive head injuries.

  • This put more than 60,000 in jail.

  • LeTourneau, 36, is back in jail, pregnant a second time by the teen-ager--their daughter is now a year old.


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