For all your dictionary needs!
Header of acquit

Examples of acquit

Sentences with the verb acquit

7 examples:

If it doesn't fit, you must acquit.
(Johnnie Cochran)

Simpson Defense Attorney Carl Douglas tells the inside story behind the phrase made famous by Johnnie Cochran: "If it doesn't fit, you must acquit".
(NBC News, )

The revelation was one of many made by Shapiro whose role as a member of Simpson's defense "dream team" helped to acquit the once-beloved sports idol.
(NBC News, )

Former editor of Murdoch papers says she was vindicated by a jury's decision to acquit her as she spoke publicly for the first time since the verdicts.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The jury in the trial of Helen Turnbull, of Haswell, County Durham, had been told by a judge that they must acquit her even if they think it ‘probably did happen’.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The B.C. Court of Appeal has refused to acquit a wrongfully convicted man, finding eyewitness testimony to be potentially more persuasive than exculpatory DNA evidence.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Three jurors in George Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial initially favored convicting him of that offense or manslaughter, but the six-woman jury ultimately voted to acquit him after more closely examining the law, a juror in the case said Monday.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Other sentences

7 examples:

Jury can acquit Zimmerman or convict him of second-degree murder or manslaughter.
(USA Today - National, )

Judge Masipa could also acquit him, and he could walk away from court a free man.
(The Independent - People, )

A South African government minister says the decision to acquit athlete Oscar Pistorius of murdering his girlfriend is "extremely disappointing".
(BBC News - World News, )

Exiled NRL star Sandor Earl says the decision to acquit Essendon players was "another kick in the back" for him, given his case has not yet been resolved.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Prosecutors in South Africa are appealing a judge's decision to acquit Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius of murder for shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

A jury at Southwark Crown Court took fewer than 25 minutes to acquit Dhanuson Dharmasena (pictured), 32, of potentially lethal female genital mutilation on a new mother.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A South African judge ruled on Wednesday that prosecutors may appeal her decision to acquit Oscar Pistorius, the track star, on murder charges in the killing of his girlfriend last year.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Other examples

See also examples for acquits, acquitted, acquitting.

Don't miss the pronunciation examples of acquit to learn how to say it correctly!

Share this page


Go to the thesaurus of acquit to find many related words and phrases!

Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary