Example sentences for: overthrew

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

  • After 1868 that center grew even stronger, when the movement known as the Meiji Restoration overthrew the Tokugawa shogunate and the imperial court moved to Edo.

  • , Buckley) argue that Gandhi and JP II overthrew tyranny.

  • This stratagem was to fail, as the Manchus eventually broke through, overthrew the Ming, seized Beijing, and established the Qing Dynasty in 1644 ��� China’s last imperial line.

  • In 1911, when the Chinese revolution overthrew the Manchus, refugees flocked to the safety of Hong Kong.

  • Constantine the Great (who was a convert to Christianity) and Licinius ruled east and west respectively, until in 324 Constantine overthrew his pagan ally and reunited the empire.

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