Example sentences for: penalties

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

  • The WP and NYT report inside that despite the likelihood of a presidential veto, the House yesterday passed a bill that would establish new criminal penalties for anyone who injures or harms a fetus while committing another federal offense.

  • The suit seeks a court order requiring the defendants to correct the alleged violations, to pay compensation to people with disabilities whose rights were allegedly violated, and to pay civil and punitive penalties.

  • There's some real danger that cosmetic reforms at the state level--more programs, no results--will be enough to stave off penalties under the new law.

  • So, no; rigid enforcement of a national speed limit with draconian penalties for violating it will not save thousands of lives.

  • Treatment on demand and the abolition of criminal penalties for nonviolent users is the solution.


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