Example sentences for: penalty

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

  • (For a head start on the satire, check out the work of Slate necro-economists and .) But the true import of the new "death penalty" is the demise of the old one.

  • Graham faces an automatic life sentence--the victim's family requested that prosecutors not seek the death penalty.

  • operator holds for use for the unit for that calendar year shall be liable for the payment of an excess emissions penalty, except where such emissions were authorized pursuant to section 110(f).

  • So, unless you're prepared to load the entire tax increase on singles--not likely--you should take all those "marriage penalty" figures floating around the media and divide them by at least four ().

  • Many observers have noted how far to the right he is on many issues--he loves corporate capitalism (NAFTA, for example); his judicial appointments have been very centrist; he favors the death penalty, the anti-drug war, balanced budgets, welfare reform and many other causes dear to the right.


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