Examples of imprison in a Sentence
He was imprisoned for murder.
He has threatened to imprison his political opponents.
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At least one passenger had been in Dachau, imprisoned during Kristallnacht.
The defence of the player are now unable to lodge another appeal to get their man freed, and Semedo is now stuck imprisoned.
Yet these appearances do help Israel silence opposition to the occupation, enabling the state to arrest and imprison hundreds of Palestinian minors a year, abusing their rights in the process, and to retain control over millions of Palestinians.
As an artist, he’s long made works that advocate for the wrongly imprisoned, focusing in particular on Peltier.
The woman came here last month seeking protection but was imprisoned and her 12-year-old daughter placed in a federal shelter in Florida.
The messages demand freedom for the political opponents of President Macky Sall, several of whom have been imprisoned.
She and the poor women imprisoned along with her have been lumped together, watching the red-wedge clock, because their circumstances nudged them into behaviors deemed criminal.
Elizabeth imprisoned her cousin and, eventually, had her executed after uncovering an assassination plot that Mary (probably) knew about.
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Definition of imprison for English Language Learners
: to put (someone) in prison
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