Example sentences for: overturn

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • If DEA officials peremptorily overrule state law, as Bennett wants, the issue will end up in the courts, where conservatives will, presumably, favor unelected federal judges backing the decision of unelected federal bureaucrats to overturn the popular will.

  • Although it did not overturn Buckley vs.

  • 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.


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