Example sentences for: overturn

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

  • Alvin Holmes, a 24-year statehouse veteran who has been trying to overturn the ban for decades.

  • Offered a clear choice of candidates and policies for the first time since the 1979 revolution, an overwhelming majority of Iranians voted to overturn the social and cultural restrictions that have become synonymous with the Islamic republic's revolutionary zeal.

  • If ratified, the bill will overturn an Oregon law that allows doctors to prescribe lethal medication to terminally ill patients.

  • An appeal is pending, and the NYT notes that Spain's action may give more impetus for Britain to overturn its ruling.

  • If the rule from now on is that nobody can hold office in Washington unless they swear not to try to sway public opinion or undo existing laws, then every congressional Republican with a hankering to overturn Roe vs.


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