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    Is this correct:

    1-He was condemned to prison for robbing a bank, but was later found innocent.

    It seems to me that 'condemned for robbing a bank' implies that he really did rob a bank.

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    Navi.

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    Default Re: condemned for

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Is this correct:

    1-He was condemned to prison for robbing a bank, but was later found innocent.

    It seems to me that 'condemned for robbing a bank' implies that he really did rob a bank.

    Gratefully,
    Navi.
    Not necessarily. He was arrested, tried, convicted, and sent to prison for a crime. Despite that, he could have been innocent.

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