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Example Sentences for "scandal"

The tabloids are full of scandalous stories of celebritiesThe Prime Minister had to resign after a scandal was revealed in which he had hired the services of a prostitute.

The tabloids are full of scandalous stories of celebrities.

The people of the U.S. were scandalized by President Clinton's affair with Monica Lewinsky.

She preferred to have an abortion rather than risk the scandal of having a baby when she wasn't even married.

My grandmother loves reading about all the scandals that movie stars get into.

The scandal resulted in the resignation of a key member of the British government.

The bank is under investigation following a financial scandal in which some elderly women were robbed of their savings.

There is an African proverb which states that scandal is like an egg; when it is hatched it has wings.

Walter Bagehot once said, In my youth I hoped to do great things; now I shall be satisfied to get through without scandal.

George Farquhar once stated that there is no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty.

Prince Bernhard, husband of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands, was once implicated in a business scandal, and had to retire from public life as a result.

In 1996, federal police charged seven political leaders in India, including six former Cabinet Ministers, in connection with an $18 million scandal.

In March of 1994, Japanese Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa resigned over a loan scandal.

In the 1400s, the scandalous and corrupt life of the higher clergy in Europe began to draw sharp criticism.

Discussion question: Talk about a political scandal which occurred in your country.


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