Sentence Examples


  • He is paying the penalty for the loss of a hundred thousand innocent lives.
  • Last night's penalty hadn't been that bad.
  • It costs me less in every sense to incur the penalty of disobedience to the State than it would to obey.
  • It was further enjoined that any one playing bowls outside of his own garden or orchard was liable to a penalty of 6s.
  • Prytaneia were court-fees paid when the prosecutor was claiming a part of the penalty which the defendant would be called upon to pay if he lost.