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Sentence with the adjective accountable

1 example:

TV is once again demonstrating its capacity to hold people accountable.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Entertainment, )

Sentence with the absolute superlative degree of the adjective accountable

1 example:

I think our leadership team is a highly accountable leadership team.
(Steve Ballmer)


4 examples:

Can postmodernism hold the perpetrators of genocide accountable?
(Catharine MacKinnon)

How do you keep war accountable to the American people when war becomes invisible and virtual?
(Michael Ignatieff)

When is the Government Accountability Office not accountable?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Can a government be held accountable if its industry regulators don’t treat applicants fairly?
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

I am accountable to him for the loss.

His excitement is easily accountable.

Someone's got to be held accountable.

I'm not accountable to you for my conduct.

You are accountable to me for his actions.

I am not accountable to you for my actions.

A madman is not accountable for his actions.

They are normatively accountable for doing so.

Somebody has to be held accountable for his death.

He is accountable to the management for what he does.

Every sane man is accountable to his conscience for his behavior.

You shouldn't hold people accountable for things they can't control.

A man is accountable to no person for his doings.
(James Otis)

Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
(Denis Waitley)

The White House alone cannot hold its opponents accountable.
(Paul Weyrich)

Lord of myself, accountable to none, but to my conscience, and my God alone.
(John Oldham)

To succeed as a team is to hold all of the members accountable for their expertise.
(Mitchell Caplan)

If you were a public official, you had to be accountable, and you had to be reachable.
(James Jarrell Pickle)

It is time for us to insist that we are accountable for the money that we are spending.
(Eric Cantor)

I think part of the problem is the education system doesn't work - it's not accountable.
(Luis Guzman)

When you make speeches you elicit expectations against which you will be held accountable.
(Bill Bradley)

A beautiful woman must expect to be more accountable for her steps, than one less attractive.
(Samuel Richardson)

That's what I think regions are about, making central government more accountable and fairer.
(John Prescott)

The more accountable I can make you, the easier it is for you to show you're a great performer.
(Mark V. Hurd)

I ask the rights to pursue happiness by having a voice in that government to which I am accountable.
(Victoria Woodhull)

And industry should be held accountable.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

I have always liked being accountable to somebody else.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Lower interest rates and make colleges accountable, Sen.
(CNBC, )

He vowed to hold members of his administration accountable.
(NBC News, )

The United States must be held accountable, too, for breaking the law.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Protesters say Yanukovych must be held accountable for vicious crackdown.
(USA Today - World, )

In many situations full-blown accountable care does not work or make sense.
(Forbes - Business, )

Over 600 Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are now operating in the U.S.
(Science Daily - News, )

The SEC hasn't held major banks' senior executives accountable for the crisis.
(USA Today - Money, )

Blake speaks out about alleged excessive use of force to hold police accountable.
(USA Today - Tennis, )

If it wants us to be accountable, it must be prepared to take responsibility, too.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

He aims to be a 'dependable and accountable' player who can be used in any situation.
(Helene Elliott in Los Angeles Times - Hockey, )

Experts want to hold Syrian politicians accountable by creating a war court in Damascus.
(USA Today - World, )

Panel warns North Korean leader he may be held accountable for crimes against civilians.
(USA Today - World, )

It has made us, in many ways, more accessible to one another, and more accountable, too.
(Forbes - Education, )

It means firms can routinely fob off customers with no fear they will be held accountable.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Two long-time shareholder advocates say more needs to be done to hold companies accountable.
(USA Today - Money, )

KNBR's Brian Murphy held Jed York accountable for the departure of Harbaugh from the Niners.
(USA Today - Sports, )

The poll also suggests 68 per cent of Canadians believe Harper is not honest and accountable.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

Talented Bills defensive tackle has suffered rare hardship, but still needs to be accountable.
(USA Today - NFL, )

The new "senior persons regime" is suppoosed to make bankers more responsible and accountable.
(Ben Wright in The Telegraph - Finance, )

But It's infuriating that the financial adviser will never be held accountable for his actions.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Notre Dame coach Kelly says he must do better at making sure players know they are accountable.
(USA Today - Sports, )

Accountable care is a central pillar of U.S. healthcare reform, and it has a big mind share today.
(Forbes - Business, )

Being held accountable for managing change and making things better in your work is the new normal.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

It’s about time that this industry is held accountable for the coldly-calculated damage it’s done.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

In 2001, the B.C. government did something remarkable — it held itself accountable for a huge hidden tax.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

He said it would send a 'very powerful signal' if all schools in the country were accountable to the same watchdog.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Australian of the Year Rosie Batty says perpetrators of family violence must be made accountable for their actions.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

A report from a British banking commission says that bankers should be held criminally accountable for their actions.
(CNN - World Business, )

Luca Di Montezemolo's charisma and iconic status does not stop him being held accountable for Ferrari's fall from grace.
(BBC Sport, )

Luca Di Montezemolo is an Italian icon, but that does not stop him being held accountable for Ferrari's fall from grace.
(BBC Sport - Formula 1, )

This will make operators accountable in the event of going too close to an airplane or into an area they shouldn't enter.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

The media should hold the president accountable for his misleading promise, but they also need to avoid misleading symbolism.
(Fox News - Politics, )

The government is pledging to hold individuals accountable for corporate wrongdoing, but bringing charges could prove elusive.
(The New York Times - Business, )

US Vice President Joe Biden says there is "no doubt" the Syrian government used chemical weapons and it must be held accountable.
(BBC News - World News, )

They may not have won but Melbourne thwarted the run of Hawthorn and stayed accountable, making for a reasonably happy Paul Roos.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Blow up the whole bloated transit structure and simplify it down to a single, accountable, transparent, efficient operating company.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Nearly one in four doctors are in or planning to link with an accountable care organization within a year, a new Medscape study shows.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Set money goals as part of your New Year's resolutions for 2015 and involve your family... doing it together will hold you accountable.
(Forbes - Education, )

Members are due to vote at an annual meeting on May 17 on four resolutions, aimed at making the board more professional and accountable.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The charismatic Luca Di Montezemolo is an Italian icon, but that does not stop him being held accountable for Ferrari's fall from grace.
(BBC Sport - Formula 1, )

The UK's Passport Office is to be brought under Home Office control and made accountable to ministers, with its chief executive replaced.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Wind turbines kill hundreds of eagles a year, but are not held accountable like other industries with the help of the Interior Department.
(Forbes - Technology, )

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said she'd work to hold those in South Sudan who attacked a U.N. mission accountable.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

But managers failed to set controls, which made it impossible to monitor key information on a regular basis and to hold anyone accountable.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The U.S. State Department said it was mulling the prospects of a formal tribunal to hold Syrians accountable for the massacre of civilians.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

However, they are accountable to see that problems become opportunities and solutions are proactively found so that momentum is never lost.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

President Obama says huge swaths of the federal government are more efficient, transparent and accountable than at any time in U.S. history.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) have accounted for measurable quality improvements and a reported $380 million in health care savings.
(Forbes - Technology, )

The Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo) faces being broken a month after Theresa May said the body was not accountable to the public.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Researchers examined how savings differed by potentially policy-relevant characteristics of the participating accountable care organizations.
(Science Daily - News, )

Some of Justin Trudeau's "transformational" measures to make politics more accountable are good, says former PMO spokesman Andrew MacDougall.
(Andrew MacDougall in CBC News - Politics, )

Winston was never charged, but the woman's attorney said she is determined that the former FSU star be held accountable for his alleged actions.
(NBC News, )

Over the last 10 years, we’ve heard a deafening drumbeat of how everything is becoming increasingly quantifiable, accountable, even automated.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

ARLC boss John Grant has agreed with Brisbane coach Wayne Bennett, saying players should be held accountable amid the prescription misuse drama.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

People who were forced to work at Ireland's Magdalene laundries are calling for the religious orders who ran the convents to be held accountable.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The Israeli government must be held accountable for violating international protocols regarding nuclear weapons, an Iranian lawmaker said Tuesday.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

Those suspected of committing human rights abuses in the Central African Republic will be held accountable, a U.S. State Department official said.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

Lord Myners believes former managers should be held accountable for the Co-op's decline, as the mutual prepares to announce heavy losses for 2013.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Sebastian Vettel insists his Ferrari team should not be held accountable for the devastating puncture he suffered in Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix.
(The Independent - Motor Racing, )

Rupert Murdoch caused outrage by tweeting that the 1.6 billion Muslims in the world should be held accountable for the “growing jihadist cancer”.
(CBC News in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Corporate officers and directors now had a concrete example of how cyber threats can hit the bottom line – and of how they will be held accountable.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Now, apparently fearing being held accountable to voters at the ballot box, the President wants to delay implementation until after the 2014 elections.
(Fox News - Politics, )

New British bank rules that hold bankers more accountable and pose a risk to lenders may result in two independent directors leaving the board of HSBC.
(UPI - Business News, )

A union-backed group is calling for McDonald’s to be held accountable under federal rules for worker-safety violations at its franchised restaurants.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf deserves a fair trial but should be held accountable for rampant abuses, Amnesty International said Tuesday.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

The BBC should become the UK's biggest mutual company to make it more accountable to licence fee payers, former culture secretary Dame Tessa Jowell says.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Michael Tien, a leader of the pro-establishment New People’s Party, says democrats could forfeit an opportunity to achieve a more accountable government.
(The New York Times - World News, )

A day after a court dropped all charges against the former leader, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said he would not try to hold him accountable for abuses.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Martin Sheen is uniting with Amnesty International to hold Union Carbide accountable for a gas leak that killed over 10,000 people in Bhopal, India in 1984.
(The Independent - People, )

From Congress to the White House, pressure is mounting to hold military commanders accountable for the rising number of sexual assaults in the armed services.
(Fox News - Politics, )

The nation’s 1.3 million active-duty service members are in a special bind, virtually powerless to hold accountable the health care system that treats them.
(The New York Times - Health, )

The second phase of BP's civil trial in the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico began Monday and the company must be held accountable, environmentalists said.
(UPI - Business News, )

The Pentagon said Iran should be held accountable for destabilizing the Middle East even while diplomatic efforts to resolve the nuclear dispute are under way.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

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