Example sentences for: amend

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

  • Among the possible hitches: 1) Congress might amend the bill in ways unacceptable to the companies; 2) the White House might reject the bill if it provides too much legal immunity and too little money to the fund; and 3) a congressional ban on tobacco lawsuits might be unconstitutional.

  • In every annual appropriations Act since 1996, Congress has prohibited LSC funding of any organization that represented clients in an effort to amend or otherwise challenge existing welfare law.

  • Does it not seem just a little bizarre that we can make amends but never just one “amend”; that no matter how carefully we comb through history, we can never discover just one “annal”; that, sifting through the wreckage of a disaster, we can never find just one “smithereen”; and that we never contract a single “heebie-jeebie”?

  • Demanding urgent fulfillment of Arafat's 6-year-old promise to amend the PLO Covenant to erase calls for Israel's destruction, the Post also called for "an end to the long boycott by Arafat of direct negotiations with Netanyahu."

  • Third, the Commission proposed to amend a Commission rule regarding packaging to clarify that the type of hearing aid compatibility referred to is electro-magnetic coil compatibility.


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