Overturn sentence example

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

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

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

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