Example sentences for: overthrow

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

  • The overthrow of Porfirio Diaz in 1917 led to reform and a new constitution, including a bill of rights for Mexican workers.

  • There was a struggle between the Qing Dynasty and rebels determined to overthrow such traditional values as respect for religion, private property, and male supremacy.

  • For the draft explicitly stating that the goal was not to overthrow the Taliban, see Jonathan F. interview (Jan.

  • But family rivalry triggered the overthrow of Jaume III by his cousin Pedro IV, who then seized the Balearics for Aragón.

  • And an article describes the peculiar National Liberation Army, which seeks to overthrow the fundamentalist government of Iran.

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