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Prison — US. [ˈprɪzn], UK. [ˈprɪz(ə)n]

Main meanings:

  1. A facility or institution designed for the confinement of individuals who have been convicted of crimes.
  2. A place of captivity or confinement.
  3. A state of being confined or restricted.


10 simple sentences:

  • He served time in prison.
  • She works in a prison.
  • Escape from prison is difficult.
  • They’re building a new prison.
  • Life in prison is challenging.
  • The prison yard is secure.
  • A prison sentence awaits him.
  • Can you visit a prison?
  • He didn’t escape the prison.
  • Avoid getting into prison.


The sentences from movies:

I thought I was in prison again. – 12 Monkeys (1995)

This is not mentioned in prison rules. – Jailer (2023)

This place is like a prison. – The Blackening (2022)

Why’d you go to prison? – Gray Man (2022)

It’s an Italian prison. – Murder Mystery (2019)

It’s your father who’s going to prison. – Matilda (1996)

There is no prison that can hold me. – Men in Black 3 (2012)

You’re looking at real prison time. – Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Well, what about a federal prison? – The Terminal (2004)

It means bankruptcy and scandal and prison! – It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

He won’t go back to prison. – The Fast and the Furious (2001)

In prison for murdering his mother. – Justice League (2017)

We’re laughing our way right into prison. – Pulp Fiction (1994)

I just heard from the prison. – Extraction 2 (2023)

Prison criminals need help. – Oppenheimer (2023)

You ever been in prison? – Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

No one’s going to prison. – The Town (2010)

You can’t cry in prison. – Cruella (2021)

I dined at the prison. – Gandhi (1982)

Have him die in prison? – Killers of the Flower Moon (2023)

More information on the prison riot in Norwalk. – Hancock (2008)

He’s in prison. – Drive (2011)

In prison, dinner was always a big thing. – Goodfellas (1990)

Never, ever do a day in prison. – Training Day (2001)

What did you do, escape from prison? – Twins (1988)

Welcome to prison. – I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)

These ten child stars went to prison. – Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018)

Prison was hell for you, Marv. – Sin City (2005)

If you put them in prison, they die. – Out of Africa (1985)

Then he went to the prison hospital. – The Irishman (2019)

I’ll mold this box into your prison bars. – Superman (1978)

You need to see the prison shrink, man. – The Butterfly Effect (2004)

A prison for your mind. – The Matrix (1999)

Twenty-four hours in a prison. – The Italian Job (1969)

Escape from Chorh-Gom prison is impossible! – Kung Fu Panda (2008)

More like a prison for hairy dudes. – Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

We break into prison! – Children of Men (2006)

How did you end up in prison? – Palmer (2021)

The tension in his shoulders, that’s prison. – Mystic River (2003)

But your prison is in there. – Quantum of Solace (2008)

You make it sound like a prison term. – Dead Poets Society (1989)

Prison was not his natural habitat. – Kick Ass (2010)

It’s about a prison break. – The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

His father’s in prison. – Extraction (2020)