Example sentences for: overthrowing

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

  • I think that it is troubling that he didn't know [that] it's important to stand up for democracy, and that a military coup overthrowing a democracy is not good news.

  • That appears to be changing, however, now that the goal of violent jihad also extends to overthrowing Sunni governments (such as the House of Saud) that are not living up to the ideals of the Islamist extremists.

  • Armitage explained to us that after months of continuing the previous administration's policy, he and Powell were bringing the State Department to a policy of overthrowing the Taliban.

  • KSM asserts that Bin Ladin and some of the other jihadist leaders concentrated on overthrowing Arab regimes and argued for limiting confrontation with the United States to places like Somalia.


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