Example sentences for: overthrow

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

  • Artaud was a revolutionary who was fighting for the overthrow of the constraints that define consciousness.

  • (This was shortly after the French Army in Algeria had been preparing to send in the paras to overthrow the government of Guy Mollet, until de Gaulle stepped in to assert authority.)

  • This is the first explicit advocacy by Arab governments of Saddam's overthrow.

  • He criticized his father for understanding too late the Iranian people's yearning for democracy, saying that this was the cause of his overthrow 20 years ago and now of the student revolt against the ayatollahs.

  • Assistant Secretary of Defense Richard Perle proposing that the West recognize and arm a provisional Iraqi government to overthrow the Ba'ath regime, and ran an editorial supporting him under the headline "Target Saddam."


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