Portfolio on Ireland - Including: 3 journal entries, creative text, review of "Importance of being Ernest" and lots of phrases

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to impose - If you impose someone, you force someone to accept something, especially a belief or way of living.

fine - It is an amount of money that has to be paid as a punishment for not obeying a rule or law.

to convict - If a judge convicts, he or she decides officially in a court of law that someone is guilty of a crime.

to have a sore throat - If you have a sore throat, you neck hurts, maybe because you have a cold.

to chase - If you chase someone, you hurry after someone or something in order to catch them.

pram - A pram is a vehicle for moving a baby around which consists of a small enclosed bed supported by a frame on four wheels.

whereby - It means by which way or method.

to amend - To amend means to change the words of a text, typically a law or a legal document.

riots - Riots is a noisy, violent, and uncontrolled public gathering.

penal- If something is penal, it is of or connected with punishment given by law.

thus - Thus means in this way.

lenient - If something is lenient, it is not as strong in punishment or judgment as would be expected.

organic growth - If a company experiences organic growth, it develops its own business instead of buying other companies.

capital punishment - It is a punishment by death, as ordered by a legal system.

to launch - To launch means to send something out, such as a new ship into water or a rocket into space.

merely - If you say something merely, you mean exactly what you are saying and nothing more.

sentence - A sentence is a punishment given by a judge in...