Example sentences for: across-the-board

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

  • The Los Angeles Times leads with a regional story on the debate over how to use California's budget surplus: State Democrats want across-the-board increases in welfare aid; Republicans want to restrict the increases to the blind, aged, and disabled.

  • The paper says that Republicans quickly derided the plan as a big government strategy that unfairly preempts across-the-board tax cuts.

  • So, does Chait advocate pay table reform rather than an across-the-board increase in pay?

  • Their ability to perform any mission, counterterrorism included, they argued, depended on preserving what they had, restoring what they had lost since the beginning of the 1990s, and building from there-with across-the-board recruitment and training of new case officers, and the reopening of closed stations.

  • Two un-telegenic GOP leaders, House Speaker Dennis Hastert and Whip Tom Delay, make the talk-show rounds to support their party's budget strategy--a 1.4 percent across-the-board spending cut to avoid using the Social Security surplus to balance the budget.


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