Example sentences for: petition

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

  • Launched by husband-and-wife software entrepreneurs Wes Boyd and Joan Blades--Berkeley Systems, the company they founded, is most famous for the "Flying Toasters" screensaver--Censure and Move On was an online petition campaign urging Congress to call off impeachment proceedings, censure President Clinton, and get down to more important business.

  • There is no need to climb the bridge with a bottle of spray paint to announce your matrimony, or to petition the society pages to include you.

  • However, the WRAP States may unanimously petition the Administrator to determine that the total emissions of affected EGUs are reasonably projected to exceed 271,000 tons in 2018 or a later year and to make affected EGUs subject to the requirements of the new WRAP trading program.

  • When Tracy comes upon Paul at a table, gathering signatures for his nominating petition, she responds with cold fury, but she also scrawls her name on his sheet--a complex, defiant, irreducible gesture.

  • Even their current claims of almost 2 million members rely on one-time petition signers and erroneous addresses.

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