- 01. I think his parents are too [lenient]! He gets into all kinds of trouble, and they never do anything about it.02. The suspect's lawyer asked the judge for [leniency] in sentencing because it was his first offence.03. I don't think it is better to be [lenient] or strict with a child as much as it is important to be consistent.04. Many people think that teenage offenders are treated too [leniently], but I don't think it is true.05. Our professor is quite [lenient] with homework; I wish he would be a bit more strict.06. Her parents were very [lenient] with her when she was young, so she had to learn to be very responsible by herself.07. The judge refused the request for [leniency], and sentenced him to life in prison.08. Now in his second term, the President is said to have become more [lenient] with those who oppose his views.09. The teacher is simply too [lenient] with her students and is passing people who ought to fail.10. The judge showed [lenience] with the accused because it was his first offence.11. She was quite [lenient] with her children because she felt her own parents had been much too strict.12. You can't be [lenient] with a dog that starts to become aggressive or it could become a dangerous animal.13. Holland has long been known for its [lenient] attitude towards the use of soft drugs.14. Dr. Alsaker once advised that we should be [lenient] in our judgment, because often the mistakes of others would have been ours had we had the opportunity to make them.
Grammatical examples in English. 2013.