Example sentences for: overtures

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

  • Abroad, the Times of London said Barak's overtures toward Israel's neighbors will be "widely welcomed" but warned that he needs to get a move on.

  • Big companies such as General Motors have already spurned overtures for cash.

  • But now their children--my nieces and nephews--are beginning to make overtures to me ...

  • The news is particularly discouraging given the Clinton administration's overtures to Iran's President Mohammed Khatemi, who is seen as a "genuine reformer with enormous popular support."

  • It's reasonable, and legally relevant, to speculate that Jones' appearance, demeanor, and willingness to meet with Clinton alone may have emboldened him to think that sexual overtures would be welcome.

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