Noun(1) a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language(2) (criminal law(3) the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned
Verb(1) pronounce a sentence on (somebody
(1) To say that a given sentence is logically possible is to say that there is a model that satisfies it.(2) Some Australian states impose a mandatory minimum sentence for wilful murder.(3) Second, the judge must have already decided to sentence the offender to a prison term of less than two years duration.(4) Some US states, such as Hawaii, have far more lenient laws than Texas in such cases and would allow treatment rather than a prison sentence or death penalty.(5) He was ordered to complete a remaining eight month sentence for that offence before starting the latest jail term.(6) her husband is serving a three-year sentence for fraud(7) And in cases of that sort, everyone has always agreed that such words can end a sentence .(8) But the Supreme Court sympathetically commuted the death sentence to life imprisonment.(9) severe sentence(10) this bill will only sentence people to look for charity(11) he received a three-month sentence(12) The key word in the last sentence is in quotation marks because, as Tolstoy made clear in War and Peace, there are as many truths about a given battle, after it, as there were participants in it.(13) Then he has the nerve to put a exclamation mark after the sentence !(14) This distinction allows us to define a logical truth as a sentence that is true no matter what referring expressions occur in it.(15) You have to sentence on the basis of the indictment.(16) deterrent sentence
(1) death sentence :: 死刑
(2) topic sentence :: 主题句
(3) life sentence :: 无期徒刑
(4) sentence structure :: 句子的结构
(5) affirmative sentence :: 肯定句
(6) prison sentence :: 监狱服刑
(7) conditional sentence :: 有条件判刑
(8) complex sentence :: 复杂的句子
(9) simple sentence :: 单句
(10) sentence stress :: 句子重音
1. judgment ::
2. prison term ::
3. time ::
4. conviction ::
5. pass judgment on ::
6. doom ::
sentence, sentenced, sentences, sentencing
Word Example from TV Shows
The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.
That's a semantically null SENTENCE.
The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 12
"as long as,
the SENTENCE hasn’t been passed,"
Money Heist Season 1, Episode 7
From the start, it's a death SENTENCE.
That's what they keep telling me.
Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 8
SENTENCE you to die.
Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 10
I’d get a 30 years’ SENTENCE.
Money Heist Season 1, Episode 1
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