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serve time

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  1. serve timeverb

    To be in prison or a similar institute

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of serve time in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of serve time in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of serve time in a Sentence

  1. Action Pour Les Enfants:

    This is a clear signal and helps serve as deterrent for other criminals that Cambodia will not allow such crimes, and that perpetrators will not only serve time in prison, but also be deported afterwards.

  2. Sergei Gorbachev:

    I think our law enforcement will do their jobs, it's not just for me to serve a sentence in France under their laws. English (who misbehave) should serve time here under ours.

  3. Eric Adams:

    Those who are going to court, let's get them to court so to determine if they're innocent or if they can serve time in the state facilities where they're supposed to.

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