- n. 句子；判决
- vt. 宣判；判决
- vt. 宣判; 判决 give a punishment to sb for doing wrong; condemn a person to a particular punishment
- [C] [U] 宣判,判决 a punishment for a criminal declared to be guilty in court
- [C] 句子 a group of words that forms a statement, command, or question, usually contains a subject and a verb, and ends with any of the marks
a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language;
"he always spoke in grammatical sentences"
(criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed;
"the conviction came as no surprise"
the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned;
"he served a prison term of 15 months"
"his sentence was 5 to 10 years"
"he is doing time in the county jail"
pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law;
"He was condemned to ten years in prison"
- It is a fact that I have written this sentence.
- The judge will pass sentence tomorrow after looking at the report.
- He has been sentenced to pay a fine of 1000 pounds.
- He was sentenced to death.
- The criminal had been sentenced.
- No one could understand why the murderer was not sentenced.
- The judge sentenced him to do hard labour.
- He has been sentenced to pay a fine of ￡1000.
- They were sentenced to be hanged.
- He read the sentence conversely.
- The sentence is void of meaning.
- This sentence is vague in sense.
- The sentence is susceptible to two interpretations.
- It is the subjective complement in the sentence.
- There is a straight line under the sentence.
- Neither sentence is correct.
- The meaning of the sentence is obvious to everybody.
- I lost the end of the sentence.
- I can't sum up his whole philosophy in one sentence.
- Make sentences with this phrase, please.
- The sentence can, therefore, be expected to be severe.
- The judge looked solemn as he was about to pass sentence.
- The Supreme Court is expected to uphold the death sentence.
- The convict was pardoned after serving five years of his sentence.
- sentence to (v.+prep.)
使…遭受 force (sb/sth) to suffer (sth or doing sth unpleasant)
sentence sb to sth
The judge sentenced the murderer to death.
The judge sentenced him to five years for theft.
Then the manager was sentenced to seven years' imprisonment for smuggling.
He was tried on the charge of inciting to riot and sentenced to thirty days in jail.
他因被指控煽动骚乱而受到审判,并被判处30天监禁。sentence sb/sth to sth/v-ing
There is no need to think that you are sentenced to a lifetime of unhappiness.
Many fine old houses in the city are being sentenced to destruction by the council's rebuilding plans.
- sentence for 因…而判刑
- sentence for theft 因偷窃罪被判刑
- sentence to 判处
- sentence to a fine 被判处罚款
- sentence to death 被判死刑
- sentence to five years 被判刑五年
- add a sentence 加上一个句子
- analyze a sentence 分析句子
- build a sentence 造句
- carry out a sentence 执行判决
- choose a sentence 选择句子
- coin a sentence 造句
- complete a sentence 完成一个句子
- complete one's sentence 服刑期满
- compose a sentence 造句
- correct a sentence 订正句子
- form a sentence 造句
- make up a sentence 造句
- pass sentence on〔upon〕 sb 判某人刑
- polish a sentence 给句子润色
- pronounce a sentence 宣布一项判决
- quote a sentence 引用一句话
- reduce a sentence 减刑
- rewrite a sentence 改写句子
- serve a sentence 服刑
- write good sentences 文笔流畅
- accumulative sentence 累计徒刑
- complete sentence 完整的句子
- complex sentence 复合句
- difficult sentence 难句子
- former sentence 原判
- harsh sentence 重刑
- heavy sentence 重刑
- impersonal sentence 非人称句
- interrogative sentence 疑问句
- involved sentence 复杂的句子
- light sentence 轻刑
- long sentence 长句
- severe sentence 重刑
- short sentence 短句
- simple sentence 简单句
- three-year sentence 三年徒刑
- sentence of this type 这一类型的句子
Freed after serving eight months of their two-year sentences.出自：Daily Telegraph
The judge pronounced sentence of imprisonment for life.出自： N. Gordimer
You were sentenced for throwing corrosive fluid over your wife.出自：Pall Mall Gazette
Wilde was convicted and sentenced to two years' hard labour.出自： R. P. Graves
- sentence与for连用,意为“因…而判处”; 与to连用意为“判处…”。
- sentence, condemn
- 这两个词的共同意思是“判处,宣判”。在表示“判处死刑”时,二者可通用; 在表示“判处…年徒刑”时,两者用法不同,用sentence时,年限在前,刑罚在后,用condemn时刑罚在前,年限在后。试比较:
- She was sentenced to eight years' imprisonment.
- She was condemned to imprisonment for eight years.
- The judge sentenced the person to three years in prison.
- The judge sentenced the person to three years' imprisonment.
误 The judge sentenced the criminal for three years' imprisonment.
正 The judge sentenced the criminal to three years' imprisonment.法官判处他盗窃罪徒刑5年。
误 The judge sentenced him for five years to theft.
正 The judge sentenced him for five years for theft.
误 under a sentence of death
正 under sentence of death对…判刑
误 pass〔pronounce〕 the sentence on〔upon〕
正 pass〔pronounce〕 sentence on〔upon〕
- ☆ 13世纪晚期进入英语，直接源自古法语的sentence；最初源自古典拉丁语的sententia，意为思想，意思。