Sentence Examples


  • I'm sure he meant well, but his lecture wasn't what Howie, and to a lesser extent Betsy, wanted to hear.
  • I remembered the name Martha mentioned, Willard Humphries, thought guilty, but jailed for a lesser crime.
  • Jude remained incarcerated but Owen, facing a lesser charge, was released on bail.
  • The gap in the abductions we're looking at is under ten years, meaning he was probably sent up for a lesser crime that could be anything from robbery, burglary, serious assault or rape.
  • While Martha and Betsy, buoyed by our recent success, were eager to tackle the case, Quinn, not surprisingly, and yours truly to a lesser extent, were hesitant.

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