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The suspect's lawyer asked the judge for leniency in sentencing because it was his first offenceI think his parents are too lenient! He gets into all kinds of trouble, and they never do anything about it.

The suspect's lawyer asked the judge for leniency in sentencing because it was his first offence.

I don't think it is better to be lenient or strict with a child as much as it is important to be consistent.

Many people think that teenage offenders are treated too leniently, but I don't think it is true.

Our professor is quite lenient with homework; I wish he would be a bit more strict.

Her parents were very lenient with her when she was young, so she had to learn to be very responsible by herself.

The judge refused the request for leniency, and sentenced him to life in prison.

Now in his second term, the President is said to have become more lenient with those who oppose his views.

The teacher is simply too lenient with her students and is passing people who ought to fail.

The judge showed lenience with the accused because it was his first offence.

She was quite lenient with her children because she felt her own parents had been much too strict.

You can't be lenient with a dog that starts to become aggressive or it could become a dangerous animal.

Holland has long been known for its lenient attitude towards the use of soft drugs.

Dr. Alsaker once advised that we should be lenient in our judgment, because often the mistakes of others would have been ours had we had the opportunity to make them.

Discussion question: Do you think parents in your culture are more strict, or are they more lenient than parents in this country?

Find someone who thinks parents in this country are too lenient.

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