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:

  • Yesterday, the House passed a massive budget bill that included a 0.38 percent "across-the-board" budget cut.

  • The Washington Post leads with a House Republican plan to cut Government spending across-the-board by 1.4 percent.

  • Spencer Abraham, R-Mich., is an ardent advocate of a 15-percent across-the-board cut in tax rates.

  • The narration and visual swiftly move on to "tax credits for college"--which polls report as more popular than Dole's widely anticipated proposal for a 10 or 15 percent across-the-board tax cut.

  • 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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