Prison in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Prison

(transitive) To imprison. | A place or institution of confinement, especially of long-term confinement for those convicted of serious crimes or otherwise considered undesirable by the government. | (uncountable) Confinement in prison.

Short Example Sentences for Prison

  • 1. Why should they prison me? 🔊
  • 2. To prison with me straight! 🔊
  • 3. There is no prison here for women. 🔊
  • 4. This prison was the worst. 🔊
  • 5. The door of the prison room was unlocked and thrown open. 🔊
  • 6. You will get some months in prison anyhow, if you go back. 🔊
  • 7. Dave's prison place was gruesome in the extreme. 🔊
  • 8. Not far from the prison enclosure was an abundance of growing timber. 🔊
  • 9. The officers were put into the building known as prison number three. 🔊
  • 10. It opened the door of his cell, as well as the lock of the prison door. 🔊
  • 11. No account of prison life in Danville would be complete without it. 🔊
  • 12. I was credibly informed that more than forty did it in Prison No. 🔊
  • 13. I've only broken out of the strongest prison in England, that's all! 🔊
  • 14. In the prison of the Kaiser, By the barricades of Seine. 🔊
  • 15. Major (Adner A.) Small wrote a valuable account of prison life. 🔊

How to use Prison in Sentences?

  • 1. There was a sound at the door of their prison room, and the padlock was displaced. 🔊
  • 2. The prison commandant promised that he would execute any sentence short of capital punishment. 🔊
  • 3. I would have ridden home without seeing his daughter had she not met me by the prison door. 🔊
  • 4. If one must endure prison discipline, at least let us have a cell to ourselves. 🔊
  • 5. I rushed from my little prison enfranchised, ecstatic; but I misapprehended my own sensations. 🔊
  • 6. My prison was one of the places to be blown up, and I managed to escape, without being hurt much. 🔊
  • 7. Into the prison thereof was Harald thrown, and together with him were Halldor and Ulf. 🔊
  • 8. On the 12th of February we issued shoes and clothing in the jail known as Prison No. Six. 🔊
  • 9. An expedition to free a brother sovereign from prison was undoubtedly a generous and chivalrous undertaking. 🔊
  • 10. Time had been powerless against that fortress of prejudice; against that cheerful and inaccessible prison of the tribal instinct. 🔊
  • 11. The prison physician did his best to help us with liniment, but in those winter nights the treatment was ineffective. 🔊
  • 12. It was some weeks before we prevailed upon the prison commandant to replace with wood the broken-out glass in the upper rooms. 🔊
  • 13. Her enchanted prison seemed the centre of an orient jewel, through which the light of heaven filtered dimly. 🔊
  • 14. Hansel flew from his prison as a bird from its cage, and the two happy little children kissed each other and jumped for joy. 🔊
  • 15. As he stands before the prison gate he says that "the whole sorrow of mankind" holds him in its grip. 🔊
  • 16. Parkhurst being the prison reserved for convicts of less robust habit, he had little hope of enjoying its easier conditions. 🔊
  • 17. They read very much, are extremely submissive, and carefully avoid the slightest infringement of the prison regulations. 🔊
  • 18. Except about twenty large stout wooden boxes called spittoons, there was no furniture whatever in prison number three. 🔊
  • 19. They had been taken, and were lying in prison without any hope of their lives, when they hit on the plan of accusing their former associates. 🔊
  • 20. Numbering now nearly four hundred we were escorted through the streets to the notorious Libby prison and halted in front. 🔊