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Adam spent 3 years in jail for drug possession.
She's been sent to jail for murder.
He was stealing again, two months after getting out of jail.
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a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team
a sardonic smile, expression, or comment shows a lack of respect for what someone else has said...
a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation
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Definition of jail from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.