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overturn

overturn Sentence Examples

  • He carefully worked the ATV down a steep washed out trail that threatened to overturn the vehicle several times.

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  • I feel that I could succeed in making out a stronger case for the prohibitive nations of Europe to compel them to adopt a freer system than I had here to overturn our protection policy."

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  • Parliament had degenerated into a congeries of personal groups, whose members were eager only to overturn cabinets in order to secure power for the leaders and official favors for themselves.

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  • His great object, as it was also the great object of Faraday, was to overturn the idea of action at a distance.

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  • A fervent advocate of a strong centralized government, he did much to secure the ratification by Massachusetts of the Federal Constitution, and after the overturn of the Federalist by the Republican party, he wrote (1840): "We are democratic altogether, and I hold democracy in its natural operation to be a government of the worst."

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  • Having no idea that any attempt was to be made to overturn the patent on this new ground, Arkwright's counsel were not prepared with evidence to repel this statement, and the verdict went against him.

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  • 300, when they became strong enough to overturn the Himyarite kings and establish a dynasty of their own.

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  • The various attempts that were made to overturn the new dynasty seem contemptible to the historian of the 20th century.

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  • There were occasional disturbances subsequently, but none sufficient to overturn President Zelaya, who was again reelected in 1902 and 1906.

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  • Marius, however, unlike Caesar, did not attempt to overturn the oligarchy by means of the army; he used rather such expedients as the constitution seemed to allow, though they had to be backed up by riot and violence.

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  • The revolutionist, as he would recommend him to be, is a consecrated man, who will allow no private interests or feelings, and no scruples of religion, patriotism or morality, to turn him aside from his mission, the aim of which is by all available means to overturn the existing society.

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  • This year saw the last of the convulsions that threatened to overturn him,a rising in the North headed by the old earl of Northumberland, by Richard Rising of Scrope, archbishop of York, and by Thomas Mowbray the North.

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  • They overturn our thinking and challenge us to adopt the way of life of a radical counterculture.

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  • Childhood fury came rushing back like a gale force wind able to overturn ships and smash little glass goblets.

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  • Two accidents involved transport; a tractor overturn on a rubbish tip and a pierced groin from the forks of a loader.

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  • Bad news for former champion jockey Kieron Fallon - the High Court on the Strand has refused to overturn his British riding ban.

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  • lobbying Brussels to try to overturn the ban on product placement.

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  • The forum also heard the CBD's own scientific advisors advocate caution, and African NGOs slam the move to overturn the moratorium.

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  • overturn the ruling in the Court of Appeal.

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  • overturn a first leg deficit against Lille.

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  • overturn the convictions.

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  • overturn a six-year-old global moratorium on GURTs.

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  • overturn completely into ditches.

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  • It was this popularity that helped to quickly overturn the attempt to put Lady Jane Gray onto the throne of England.

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  • Lord Sainsbury attempted to overturn the initial refusal of planning permission for the proposed primate labs, saying that they are of national importance.

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  • refused on medical grounds that he felt unable to overturn the decision.

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  • The government has asked the appeals court to overturn that ruling, saying interruption of his interrogation would undermine the war on terrorism.

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  • upholdLaw Lords unanimously upheld the Court of Appeal's decision to overturn the ban on the license originally imposed by the High Court.

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  • Three senior judges will have the power to overturn the guilty verdict, order a retrial or keep the 41-year-old in jail.

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  • - At the end of 1910 the Russian revolution, which seemed at one time to promise an overturn as complete as that of the ancien regime in France, would seem to have entered on a path of orderly and conservative development, and it is possible, now that the smoke of combat has cleared away, to form some estimate of the forces through the interplay of which this result has been achieved.

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  • of a pillar, may be projected, whilst the latter measures the effort exerted by an earthquake to overturn or shatter various bodies.

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  • It was because Mr Q's license had been refused on medical grounds that he felt unable to overturn the decision.

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  • "V" is a masked man on a double quest: he seeks revenge for his own tortured past; and he wants to overturn the futuristic totalitarian British government through the combined power of chaos and the will of the people.

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  • This allows me to screen and place recruits more effectively, reducing your employee overturn and increasing your bottom line by stabilizing training dollars.

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  • Damian understood the delicate balance between Good and Evil, just as he understood the Black God had the power to overturn that balance as long as the Guardians were powerless.

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  • The Law Lords unanimously upheld the Court of Appeal's decision to overturn the ban on the license originally imposed by the High Court.

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  • During the second reading earlier this month, a majority of Peers voted to overturn plans to remove the current cap on night flights.

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