Nor can the sentences of tribal courts be appealed in normal Pakistani courts.
He says nothing in 10 sentences that he can say in one or two.
But Libya continues to hold political prisoners, even after their sentences end.
These sentences are still perhaps the most famous ever written about football.
Her sentences made you want to bite into them—and juices would spill out.
I feel as if Mr. Joseph almost pounced on my words singly, without giving the sentences time to get out of my mouth.
His notes on special words and on the construction of sentences are often very interesting.
A few obvious misprints where sentences did not end with a period have been corrected.
The sentences were not of his framing; the ideas were utterly foreign to him.
What needs to be said of sentences has already been said when treating of movement.
c.1200, "doctrine, authoritative teaching; an authoritative pronouncement," from Old French sentence "judgment, decision; meaning; aphorism, maxim; statement of authority" (12c.) and directly from Latin sententia "thought, way of thinking, opinion; judgment, decision," also "a thought expressed; aphorism, saying," from sentientem, present participle of sentire "be of opinion, feel, perceive" (see sense (n.)). Loss of first -i- in Latin by dissimilation.
From early 14c. as "judgment rendered by God, or by one in authority; a verdict, decision in court;" from late 14c. as "understanding, wisdom; edifying subject matter." From late 14c. as "subject matter or content of a letter, book, speech, etc.," also in reference to a passage in a written work. Sense of "grammatically complete statement" is attested from mid-15c. "Meaning," then "meaning expressed in words." Related: Sentential.
"to pass judgment," c.1400, from sentence (n.). Related: Sentenced; sentencing.