Example sentences for: overturned

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

  • But he stopped short of saying that the decision ought to be overturned, suggesting instead that it is an issue best ruled on by state legislatures.

  • A University of Michigan-educated labor lawyer, Hoffa takes over as President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters two years after losing an election that was eventually overturned because of his opponent's corrupt campaign financing.

  • Legal analysts called the selection astute , saying Posner's sterling reputation and conservative credentials would increase the chances of settlement and decrease the likelihood that a resolution would be overturned on appeal.

  • NYT and USAT front-pagers note that the overturned proposition was passed after a $100 million campaign by interested parties.

  • Thursday the Rome newspaper Il Messagero described the ruling, which overturned the conviction of a driving instructor for raping one of his pupils, as "a manual for aspiring rapists."


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