Example sentences for: overcame

How can you use “overcame” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • He overcame this fear enough to give away billions (more by far than even Andrew Carnegie) and created the University of Chicago, Rockefeller University, and his own foundation.

  • Indeed, until his obsessive vision of cleansing Europe of the Jews and conquering Soviet Russia overcame his pragmatic instincts, Hitler did not make a wrong move.

  • Newsweek 's David Brooks wrote that Bauer "overcame his own financial disadvantages" and joined Dole as the two surviving "Have-Not candidates."

  • Rodriguez (like Solis and Tejeda before him) is considered a Mexican-American success story, a local who overcame cultural, class, and linguistic barriers to rise to positions of leadership in the area.

  • The WP and NYT front pictures of the Bushes on the stump Saturday, and the NYT explains that, faced with a tough New Hampshire contest, Bush finally overcame his reluctance to flaunt his political pedigree.

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