Example sentences for: overturn

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

  • Given that the justices on Washington's Supreme Court are elected, legal pundits say it's more likely that the court will narrow I-695 than overturn it.

  • He now acknowledges that power has shifted to the global market and its private players, who, like George Soros, possess the power to overturn government currency decisions.

  • He ran for Congress from Massachusetts and, revitalized, served for 18 years--notably helping to overturn the shameful "gag rule" that forbade the reading of anti-slavery petitions on the floor of the House.

  • Offered a clear choice of candidates and policies for the first time since the 1979 revolution, an overwhelming majority of Iranians voted to overturn the social and cultural restrictions that have become synonymous with the Islamic republic's revolutionary zeal.

  • The LAT fronts and the NYT runs inside stories on lawyers' attempts yesterday to overturn a ruling that denied bail to former Los Alamos physicist Wen Ho Lee.

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