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Example Sentences for "sentence"

He was sentenced to death for the murder of his wife and childrenHe was sentenced to 20 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit.

He was sentenced to death for the murder of his wife and children.

Mike Tyson was sentenced to pay a heavy fine after he bit off a piece of another boxer's ear.

The victim's family felt that the sentence given the murderer was too short.

In my opinion, most young offenders should be sentenced to do community service rather than to go to jail.

The murderer received a sentence of twenty years in prison.

Grandma is losing her memory and often stops in the middle of a sentence because she can't remember what she wanted to say.

The family of the victim felt that the sentence given to the murderer was too lenient.

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Ali Bhutto was sentenced to death for conspiracy to murder.

After the Second World War, 25 men in Norway were sentenced to death and executed, and 19,000 were sentenced to prison for aiding the enemy.

The rapist received a 10-year sentence for his brutal crime.

King Vidor once claimed that marriage isn't a word; it's a sentence.

Nearly 43 percent of convicted criminals serving prison sentences in the U.S. are re-arrested within a year of being released from jail.

Victor Hugo's Les Miserables contains one of the longest sentences in the French language; 823 words without a period.

The Sahedrin was the ruling council which was responsible for sentencing Jesus Christ to death.

In February of 1990, Nelson Mandela was released from prison after serving more than 27 years of a life sentence.

Adolf Hitler was sentenced to five years in prison in 1924, but was released after only eight months.

Discussion question: In pairs, decide what sentence you think a person should receive for committing each of the following crimes: possession of marijuana; car theft; armed robbery; sexual assault; murder.

Find someone who thinks murderers should be sentenced to death.


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