make an example in English

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1. This is us about to make an example out of you.

2. However, the Football Association has to be seen to make an example.

3. Let us at least see our courts make an example of these despicable criminals.

4. The headmaster decided to make an example of the pupil and expel him from the school.

5. He had to make an example of the old man's insubordination, and make others fear to follow in his footsteps.

6. The imprisonment of Mr García has already led to a general strike by the Andalusian fishing community and I believe that Portugal is trying to make an example of Mr García, making a simple fisherman, who has only committed this one offence, carry the can for a lack of political will.