How to use Riot act in a sentence

riot act
  • I was reading them the riot act and they weren't believing it any more than they ever do, except for maybe the first-timers.

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  • Skippy must have read her the riot act.

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  • Both The Riot Act and The Cure at Troy remain inseparable from their immediate political contexts.

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  • The proprietor applied to the Mayor who exercised himself to quell the tumult by swearing in two constables and reading the Riot Act.

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  • An attempt was made by a party of yeomanry The to arrest a popular agitator, Henry Hunt; the angry Man- mob surged round the horsemen, who found themselves chester powerless; the Riot Act was read, and the I5th Massacre.

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  • At a further meeting the Riot Act was read and the vicar was smuggled away by the military.

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