Examples of thug in a Sentence
He was beaten and robbed by street thugs.
the Mob boss regularly sent his thugs after people who were slow to pay their debts
Recent Examples of thug from the Web
This is America–and over in Connecticut, a mother is telling her story after she and her toddler were attacked by a racist gang of thugs.
This problem of keeping order at the Artemis becomes complicated when the hotel’s criminal kingpin owner (Jeff Goldblum) shows up, spurting blood, while his son (Zachary Quinto ) and an army of thugs wait impatiently and ominously in the lobby.
Radical in terms of its aesthetics: here, the gang concept blurs the lines between ballerina and thug, as was often the case in American musicals such as West Side Story.
Some thugs then took advantage of the situation, turning it into an opportunity to extort the public, and to attack people from rival political parties.
In the Swat valley, thugs beat up shopkeepers selling the black-and-red Afghan hats Mr. Pashteen has popularized as symbols of Pashtun empowerment.
In a frightening twist, the car gets hacked and soon the couple find themselves in an industrial corridor where thugs lie in wait.
Another thug destroys the life of an innocent person.
Sporting have made headlines recently after manager Jorge Jesus was suspended by club president Bruno de Carvalho before masked thugs entered the club's training ground and attacked several players and Jesus.
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: a violent criminal
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