Example sentences for: jailed

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

  • Police surrounded the compound and avoided violence by exchanging a jailed ROT member for the hostages.

  • Look at how deadbeat dads are jailed, how drug- using small-fry get put away for decades, how the 30% of Americans who continue to smoke are gradually being made liable for the entire federal budget.

  • Frederik W. de Klerk, the head of the National Party and president of South Africa, released ANC president Mandela, who had been jailed for 27 years, and lifted a longtime ban on the ANC that had forced the group into exile in Zambia.

  • The New York Times leads with a groundbreaking collaboration between the U.S. and Mexico in the investigation of the drug trade: a jailed former head of the Mexican national police was recently brought secretly to the U.S. (Houston), where he testified about drug payoffs at high levels of the Mexican government.

  • He was arrested four times for thievery, usually from tourists, but was neither jailed nor deported.


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