Example sentences for: override

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

  • All three papers report that the Senate failed, by three votes, to override the president's veto of a ban on partial birth abortions.

  • George Stephanopoulos and George F. Will (both of This Week ) think the issue is a red herring, because Congress can override any executive order that overturns "don't ask, don't tell."

  • In 1995, House Republicans threatened to override self-government for the sake of getting rid of rent control.

  • On October 5, 1978, the House voted on whether to override President Carter's veto of a water projects appropriation bill, which included funding for the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway (another famous boondoggle of that era).

  • Two other developments get front coverage at USAT but are inside elsewhere: 1) The House vote to override a Clinton veto of the ban on the late-term abortion procedure involving partial vaginal delivery followed by removal of the fetus' brain.


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