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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)


6 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, )

Will those documents be substantive enough to hold the guilty accountable?
(CNN - U.S. News, )

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

Odell Beckham Jr's talent doesn't excuse his behavior, but what can the New York Giants do to hold their superstar receiver accountable?
(Forbes - 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, )

Here's how that could help keep police accountable.
(Lucas Powers in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

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, )

Crowd's message was clear: People must be held accountable.
(USA Today - National, )

If the IRS misses its deadline, you get to hold them accountable.
(USA Today - Money, )

He also called for a recall to hold the manufacturers accountable.
(Tech Times - Health, )

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, )

This puts much of the burden for holding countries accountable on civil society.
(Nature Climate Change, )

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, )

Autonomy, self-motivation, and feedback are all things the employee is accountable for.
(Forbes - Business, )

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, )

Activist voices can be a positive force in keeping companies accountable and responsive.
(CNBC, )

Gawker founder Nick Denton said that Facebook needs to be held accountable for bullying.
(CNBC, )

Proponents say companies need to be accountable for properly handling, returning remains.
(USA Today - National, )

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, )

'You have not been involved in a consequential decision where you had to be held accountable.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Don't panic -- we have a step-by-step guide for tracking him down and making him accountable.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

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, )

He spoke at an event organized by the Citizens for an Accountable Mega-Hospital Planning Process.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

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

- Safety Eric Weddle was holding court while holding his San Diego Chargers teammates accountable.
(UPI - News, )

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, )

These marketing tools have made marketing more effective, more measurable, more accountable and more relevant.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Cincinnati Bengals tight ends are accountable for their performance, and they pay handsomely for a lack thereof.
(UPI - Sports News, )

The BBC's director general Tony Hall is "effectively accountable to no-one", says a new report by a group of MPs.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

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 Labour government would keep police and crime commissioners and make them "more accountable", Jeremy Corbyn says.
(BBC News - Politics, )

It is the essence of democracy that those who direct and implement policy should be fully accountable to the public.
(Daily Mail - News, )

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, )

Jim Cramer spoke with Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf, who says he holds himself accountable for alleged abusive sales practices.
(CNBC, )

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

Our governments will only make the required financial, legal and political investments once all Canadians hold them accountable.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

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, )

Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari says coaches always know when scandals occur on their campuses and should be held accountable.
(UPI - News, )

Two of the jurors said they hoped the decision would send a message to the hotel industry that it is accountable for guests' privacy.
(NBC News, )

Officials from the German justice system now have 3-D technology at their disposal to hold aging Nazi war crime suspects accountable.
(NBC News Science, )

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, )

As an unelected citizen, accountable to no constituents, Palin owes the public no explanation for how she raises and spends her money.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

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, )

Donnie and Kelly Sorah know that having a weight-loss partner to keep you motivated and accountable can take you a long way losing weight.
(NBC Today, )

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, )

People should be held accountable for the Iraq War if the Chilcot reports finds evidence that can be acted upon, according to Alex Salmond.
(BBC News - Politics, )

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, )

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