Sentence Examples

  • A municipal court building, a city jail and a children's detention house, all of stone, were erected, the first in 1912, the others in succeeding years, at a cost of $1,855,000.
  • It's not one of the ones we've caught; they're in jail, for the most part.
  • He considered taking Vinnie to jail for safekeep­ing, but the petrified man wouldn't hear of it.
  • This may be to judge my neighbors harshly; for I believe that many of them are not aware that they have such an institution as the jail in their village.
  • When Fred gets out of jail, we'll have to send him back to his old newspapers—begin all over again.

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