Example sentences for: overtures

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

  • The conciliatory overtures began early this year, after nearly four decades of violence, when the government removed security forces from a large FARC-controlled territory, but stalled when officials requested that an international verification committee monitor the zone.

  • Big companies such as General Motors have already spurned overtures for cash.

  • Meanwhile, the Journal reports that Microsoft, which has been contributing heavily to the Republican Party since the anti-trust trial began, is making overtures to Democrats as well.

  • It's reasonable, and legally relevant, to speculate that Jones' appearance, demeanor, and willingness to meet with Clinton alone may have emboldened him to think that sexual overtures would be welcome.

  • Abroad, the Times of London said Barak's overtures toward Israel's neighbors will be "widely welcomed" but warned that he needs to get a move on.

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