Examples of prison in a Sentence
The state plans to build two more prisons.
He was in prison at the time.
If caught, they're all going to prison.
She was sent to prison for robbery.
He was released from prison.
He's scheduled to get out of prison next month.
Her marriage became a prison to her.
Recent Examples of prison from the Web
More prison sentences don't lead to less drug use or fewer overdose deaths, according to a Pew Charitable Trusts data analysis.
Among the statistics the paper unearthed: In felony cases where black and white defendants with the same criminal history were charged with the same crime, judges sentenced black defendants to longer prison sentences 60 percent of the time.
Domingo Tizol, 23, a Dominican national, will be subject to deportation after his prison sentence, the US Attorney’s office said.
The Maryland Senate passed a sweeping crime bill Monday night that would raise the maximum prison sentences for dozens of criminal offenses, mostly involving repeat gun offenders.
According to the publication, as part of a plea deal, Kissoon was not to receive any reduction in rank or a prison sentence.
Federal prosecutors will seek a 21-month prison sentence for Boucher.
He was sentenced as a multiple offender and got a four-year prison sentence.
Defense attorney Gore also suggested that police overlooked the possible involvement in Morris’ disappearance of her boyfriend, Hunter Foster, who is serving a 33-month federal prison sentence for conspiracy to distribute the drug MDMA.
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First Known Use of prison
PRISON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prison for English Language Learners
: a building where people are kept as punishment for a crime or while they are waiting to go to court
: a place or situation from which you cannot escape
PRISON Defined for Kids
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