Example sentences for: jailing

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

  • The most memorable incident occurred in 1868 in the mountain town of Lares, when government forces crushed an uprising of secessionists, killing or jailing the insurgents, and many innocent victims.

  • The federal prosecution succeeded in jailing only a handful of the principals involved, but the publicity was enough to make the concept of “reform” a popular one.

  • All the French papers led not on Kosovo but on a domestic political crisis resulting from the jailing for the first time in French history of a prefect (provincial governor) in Corsica.

  • The Times of London led its front page Wednesday with the jailing in Serbia of a TV technician who sparked the biggest anti-Milosevic demonstration since the Kosovo war by breaking into a broadcast of a basketball championship match to urge viewers to take to the streets.

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