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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Jail’. Over 50 Sentences


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Jail — US. [dʒeɪl], UK. [dʒeɪl]

Main meanings:

  1. A facility or place where individuals are held in legal custody, typically as a form of punishment or while awaiting trial.
  2. To confine or imprison someone in a jail or similar facility.


10 simple sentences:

  • He went to jail for a year.
  • Jail is not a pleasant place.
  • The criminal is in jail.
  • Do you fear going to jail?
  • She visited him in jail.
  • He escaped from jail.
  • Life in jail is tough.
  • He regrets his jail time.
  • I have a friend in jail.
  • Jail reforms are necessary.


The sentences from movies:

You put their comrades in jail.Gandhi (1982)

Going to jail.Murder Mystery (2019)

Did he go to jail?Donnie Darko (2001)

They’re going to fish jail!Finding Dory (2016)

I think Buford’s going to jail.Back to the Future Part III (1990)

He was in jail.You’ve Got Mail (1998)

They’re in Gongmen Jail on Black Dragon Alley. – Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)

And they’ll throw me in jail.Snowden (2016)

His father, Ovi Mahajan Senior, is in jail.Extraction (2020)

You don’t have to go to jail.How to Steal a Million (1966)

The guy’s in jail.Boston Strangler (2023)

I really belong in jail.Grand Hotel (1932)

Secure them jail time. – L.A. Confidential (1997)

It’s off to jail.The Majestic (2001)

You’re going to jail.Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Put him in jail.Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

He’s in jail?Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri (2017)

Let’s all go to jail!Parasite (2019)

If it were me, you’d go to jail.Bicycle Thieves (1948)

But that’s the jail.His Girl Friday (1940)

Kept you out of jail.The Beekeeper (2024)

Dad’s totally going to jail.Toy Story 4 (2019)

Man, we’re goin’ to jail.Gone in 60 Seconds (2000)

I’m going to jail.Final Destination 2 (2003)

I ain’t going to jail.A Thousand and One (2023)

But I’m not going to jail.Scary Movie (2000)

1000 dollars and 90 days in jail.Interstate 60 (2002)

And go to jail?A Walk on the Moon (1999)

We’re celebratin’ the jail burned down. – Misfits (1961)

Sixteen years old, spent a night in jail.The Hangover Part II (2011)

I wasn’t in jail.10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

You are so close to going to jail.Quarantine (2008)

Now take me to jail.Goodfellas (1990)

Get indicted go to jail.Hancock (2008)

Oh, Missy, you’re going to jail.The Help (2011)

You have innocent people in jail for that. – I In the Name of the Father (1993)

I spent six months in jail.Drive (2011)

Three months in jail, same thing. – The Gods Must Be Crazy (1984)

I’d rather see you in jail.Batman Forever (1995)

He’s in jail!Thor (2011)

Are we going to jail?Dinner in America (2021)

Cotton Weary’s in jail.Scream (1996)

You put them in jail overnight. – The Usual Suspects (1995)

I could go to jail.Ghost (1990)

Happy New Year to you in jail!It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

So you don’t go to jail, maybe? – We Have a Ghost (2023)

I’m not going back to jail.Ant-Man (2015)

$75,000 fine and no jail.Say Anything (1989)

They’re gonna bury you under the jail.The Town (2010)

We go to jail, peacefully, quietly. – Ghostbusters (1984)

Go to jail, or go home? – Training Day (2001)

You go in jail.The Terminal (2004)

You ever been to jail, Tony? – Scarface (1983)

They could throw you in jail.Tetris (2023)

She’s in jail.Zodiac (2007)