Example sentences for: impose

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

  • It could, say, impose stricter environmental standards on Mexico and Chile and give Mexican and Chilean workers the right to bargain collectively.

  • To resolve this problem, the co-op allowed members to borrow extra coupons from the management in times of need--repaying with the coupons received from . To prevent members from abusing this privilege, however, the management would probably need to impose some penalty--requiring borrowers to repay more coupons than they borrowed.

  • The New York Times leads with President Clinton's decision to impose a ban on the import of 58 types of assault-type weapons.

  • (not quite the question Today's Papers asked, but the only one I'm remotely qualified to try to answer) is: "Because loaded unlocked guns can save children's lives as well as take children's lives, and reasonable gun owners--especially ones who live in dangerous parts of town--may be acting very rationally in keeping their guns maximally ready for self-defense, despite the modest risks this may impose."

  • EPA has determined that the final rule, while not imposing a federal mandate that will result in the expenditure of $100 million or more in any one year, will impose such a mandate on the private sector.


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