01. If you [violate] your parole, you will be immediately re-arrested.
02. Each side in the conflict accused the other of [violating] the ceasefire.
03. The U.S. has suspended all foreign aid to the country because of its history of human rights [violations].
04. I think having the press try to photograph the family of the victim during her funeral is a total [violation] of their privacy.
05. No trespassing - [violators] will be prosecuted.
06. Anyone found [violating] the company rules will be fired immediately.
07. Please be aware that you are in [violation] of your student visa if you do not attend classes.
08. There is a Chinese proverb which states that to [violate] the law is the same crime in the Emperor as in the subject.
09. Microsoft Corp. has been accused of [violating] laws against forming a monopoly.
10. Herodotus wrote that in peace, sons bury fathers, but war [violates] the order of nature, and fathers bury sons.
11. Lydia M. Child once stated that men never [violate] the laws of God without suffering the consequences, sooner or later.
12. International observers estimate that human rights [violations] claimed more than 3,100 lives during the rule of Augusto Pinochet in Chile.
13. At the beginning of World War Two, when Germany [violated] Switzerland's neutrality by sending war planes into Swiss airspace, the planes were immediately shot down.
14. In March of 1948, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that religious instruction in public schools [violated] the Constitution.
15. Websites which allow users to download music have been accused of [violating] copyright law.
16. Political prisoners in many countries are convicted in trials which [violate] internationally agreed standards.
17. Psychologists label behavior as abnormal if it [violates] accepted standards of society.
18. The vulnerability of children makes them frequent targets of human rights [violations].

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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