English to Afrikaans Meaning :: jail

tronk
Jail :
tronk
- tronktronk toe gestuurtronktronke
 

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Noun(1) a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence
Verb(1) lock up or confine, in or as in a jail

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(1) At my hearing, I was sentenced to twelve months imprisonment in a maximum security jail .(2) A violent escaped prisoner is still on the run more than three months after fleeing jail .(3) Breach of the ASBO could result in a fine of up to Ôö¼├║5,000 or detention or jail up to five years.(4) a jail sentence(5) Brian Irlam, defending, said Cooper had been out of jail for a few months and this was his first blemish.(6) Judge Marie Catterson sentenced Prentice to seven months' jail , suspended for two years.(7) Just because the offender is frightened of jail , that is no reason to lessen his penalty.(8) she was sentenced to three months' jail(9) With 89 convictions to his name, he had only been out of jail for two months at the time of the fatal collision.(10) The court heard he had been released from jail a month or so before the raid.(11) The fact that you might go to jail is a big deterrent factor for some, but not others.(12) he spent 15 years in jail(13) The pair are now in detention, facing jail for desertion or, at best, a stint at a different regiment.(14) After making the ASBO, magistrates warned Thompson she faced jail if she breached the order.(15) As far as Ms Parry is aware, her brother was released from jail sometime over the weekend under parole.(16) One guy was an innocent bystander and was arrested and threatened with jail for 7 months.
Related Words
(1) go to jail ::
gaan tronk toe
(2) jail cell ::
tronksel
(3) jail sentence ::
tronkstraf
(4) put in jail ::
sit in die tronk
(5) jail house ::
tronk huis
(6) prison jail ::
tronk
Synonyms
Noun
1. prison ::
gevangenis
2. penitentiary ::
gevangenis
3. penal institution ::
straf instelling
4. lockup ::
sluit toe
5. detention center ::
aanhouding sentrum
6. jailhouse ::
Jailhouse
7. stockade ::
palissade
8. correctional facility ::
korrektiewe fasiliteit
9. reformatory ::
reformatoriese
10. reform school ::
verbeteringskool
11. clink ::
klienk
12. slammer ::
Slammer
13. big house ::
groot huis
14. jug ::
beker
15. brig ::
Brig
16. can ::
kan
17. pen ::
pen
18. hoosegow ::
hoosegow
19. skookum house ::
skookum huis
21. cage ::
hok
22. slam ::
slam
23. pokey ::
Pokey
Verb
24. imprison ::
gevangenisstraf
25. put in prison ::
sit in die tronk
26. send to prison ::
stuur na die tronk
27. incarcerate ::
opsluit
29. put away ::
sit weg
30. intern ::
intern
31. detain ::
aanhou
33. put into detention ::
sit in aanhouding
34. put behind bars ::
sit agter tralies
35. put inside ::
sit binne
Different Forms
jail, jailed, jailing, jails
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

If I\'m going to jail, I\'m killing him,
not breaking his thumb.

If I'm going to JAIL, I'm killing him, not breaking his thumb.

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 14


He was supposed to meet you the other
day, but he kind of ended up in jail.

He was supposed to meet you the other day, but he kind of ended up in JAIL.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 16


which jail, how many targets,
stuff like that?

which JAIL, how many targets, stuff like that?

Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 13


Pinkman in jail? I don\'t know.
I\'m picturing it and...

Pinkman in JAIL? I don't know. I'm picturing it and...

Breaking Bad Season 3, Episode 12


Maybe what it takes
is you drying out in a jail cell.

Maybe what it takes is you drying out in a JAIL cell.

Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 12


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