Sentence Examples


  • These nineteenth-century performers never actually disrobed, but they were harassed, fined, and occasionally jailed for pulling up their skirts, flashing their underwear, and swiveling their hips in a way that evoked the throes of passion.
  • Read this novel for its vivid descriptions of two prison escape attempts, one suicide attempt, a jailed defense lawyer, and its unusual climax.
  • He was jailed in 1937 for his speeches, and Hitler eventually had Martin confined to a concentration camp throughout World War II.
  • Ronald Goldman's parents have long maintained that Simpson should have been jailed for the murder of their son back in 1995.
  • As adults, habitual truants have more employment and marital problems and are jailed far more often than nontruants.