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parole -- as in: released on parole
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The Grapes of Wrath
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  • If they raised a stink, they’d get sent back for breakin’ parole.
  • "They was a guy paroled," he said.
  • Got out in four—parole.
  • A guy ast him why he bust his parole.
  • I got me a parole to keep.
  • " Al said, "Pa, some fellas was talkin’ about Tom, an’ they says he’s parole’.
  • "You gonna break your parole?" And Tom shook himself free of the numbness.
  • They’s lots a fellas out on parole an’ they’s more goin’ in all the time.
  • "Be jus’ the same if I wasn’t on parole," he said.
  • "Parole?" Muley asked.
  • I got paroled.
  • Parole.
  • I sure did pick a nice time to get paroled.
  • You broke parole.
  • Use’ ta get fellas paroled to his brother, an’ then they had to work for nothin’.
  • " ’Bout a month he’s back for breakin’ parole.
  • "I’m paroled.

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  • Being home by 10 pm is one of the conditions of my parole.
  • He was imprisoned for life without the possibility of parole.

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