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overturned Sentence Examples

  • When he reached the bridge he saw two unlimbered guns, the infantry crossing the bridge, several overturned carts, and frightened and laughing faces among the troops.

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  • Prince Andrew rode up to the hothouse; some of the glass panes were broken, and of the trees in tubs some were overturned and others dried up.

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  • Everything was overturned or shredded, from the furniture to the bookshelves to the TV lying on its face.

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  • A corner table was overturned, a lamp smashed, and a bottle of vodka broken against the wall.

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  • Cromwell's policy in this instance was not overturned at the Restoration, and the great Jewish immigration into England with all its important consequences may be held to date practically from these first concessions made by Cromwell.

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  • Cromwell's policy in this instance was not overturned at the Restoration, and the great Jewish immigration into England with all its important consequences may be held to date practically from these first concessions made by Cromwell.

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  • The oldest known pieces are imitations of the Athenian mintage of the 4th century B.C., with the legend AOE and the owl standing on an overturned amphora.

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  • When the rocks are concealed by detrital material he looks for outcroppings on steep hillsides, on the crests of hills or ridges, in the beds of streams, in landslides, in the roots of overturned trees, and in wells, quarries, roadcuttings and other excavations.

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  • Billy Langstrom's body stared out from beneath the overturned Jeep, eyes open, a look of mixed surprise and horror on his young face as he lay in a pool of darkening blood.

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  • Billy Langstrom's body stared out from beneath the overturned Jeep, eyes open, a look of mixed surprise and horror on his young face as he lay in a pool of darkening blood.

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  • The pale glow of the moon shone through the uncurtained window, casting an elongated shadow from the overturned chair.

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  • Finding that the walls of autocracy could not be overturned by blasts of revolutionary trumpets in the periodical press and in clandestinely printed seditious proclamations, the young enthusiasts determined to seek the support of the masses, or, as they termed it, " to go in among the people " (idti v narod).

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  • Too nervous, Jessi instinctively knelt on the floor beside the overturned box and began collecting the small treasures.

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  • Indeed the contrast between the moderate temperatures of the Pacific coast and the overheated areas of the next interior deserts is so great that the isotherms trend almost parallel to the coast, and are even overturned somewhat in southern California, where the most rapid increase of temperatures in July is found not by moving southward over the ocean toward the equator, but north-eastward over the land to the deserts of Nevada and Arizona.

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  • Asymmetry of the folds is a marked characteristic in the zones of closer folding, the anticlines having long gently inclined easterly limbs, and short, steep and even overturned limbs upon the west.

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  • His ministry was overturned in 188.2 by the votes of the new Thessalian deputies, who were dissatisfied with the administrative arrangements of the new province, and he died at Athens on the 9th of March 1883.

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  • It is probably the only instance in which a masonry dam has slipped upon its foundations, and also the only case in which a masonry dam has actually overturned, while curiously enough there is every probability that the two circumstances had no connexion with each other.

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  • This latest and also highest range was formed by tremendous thrusts from the Pacific side, crumpling and folding the ancient sedimentary rocks, which run from the Cambrian to the Cretaceous, and faulting them along overturned folds.

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  • Along the line of contact, which is often a fault, the oldest beds of the Molasse crop out, and they are invariably overturned and plunge beneath the Flysch.

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  • The hero, a young Scythian descended from the famous philosopher Anacharsis, is supposed to repair to Greece for instruction in his early youth, and after making the tour of her republics, colonies and islands, to return to his native country and write this book in his old age, after the Macedonian hero had overturned the Persian empire.

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  • The hero, a young Scythian descended from the famous philosopher Anacharsis, is supposed to repair to Greece for instruction in his early youth, and after making the tour of her republics, colonies and islands, to return to his native country and write this book in his old age, after the Macedonian hero had overturned the Persian empire.

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  • This process of transformation was not exclusively the work of Depretis, but had been initiated as early as 1873, when a portion of the Right under Minghetti had, by joining the Left, overturned the Lanza-Sella cabinet.

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  • Either accidentally or intentionally, the railings were overturned in one place, and the people, perceiving their opportunity, at once threw them down round the whole circuit of the park.

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  • This process of transformation was not exclusively the work of Depretis, but had been initiated as early as 1873, when a portion of the Right under Minghetti had, by joining the Left, overturned the Lanza-Sella cabinet.

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  • A new congress was formed at Chuquisaca in April 1828, which modified the constitution given by Bolivar, and chose Marshal Santa Cruz for president; but only a year later a revolution, led by General Blanco, threw the country into disorder and for a time overturned the government.

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  • years after this, and about fifteen years after the dam was first brought into use, it overturned on its outer edge, at about the level indicated by the dotted line just above the counterfort; and there is no good reason to attribute to the movement of 1884, or to the vertical cracks it caused, any influence in the overturning of 1895.

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  • Some of the worst cracks were, indeed, entirely beyond the portion overturned, which consisted of the mass 570 ft.

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  • We suppose some such form as Edrioaster, which appears to have lived near the shore, to have been repeatedly overturned by waves.

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  • Had his decrees been wilful perversions of justice, it is scarcely conceivable that some of them should not have been overturned.

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  • Overthrown by Cairoli in March 1878 on the grist-tax question, he succeeded, in the following December, in defeating Cairoli, became again premier, but on the 3rd of July 1879 was once more overturned by Cairoli.

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  • of water acting upwards, equivalent to about a ton per square foot, which would certainly, if it occurred throughout any considerable length of the dam, have immediately overturned it.

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  • Everything was overturned or shredded, from the furniture to the bookshelves to the TV lying on its face.

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  • A corner table was overturned, a lamp smashed, and a bottle of vodka broken against the wall.

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  • The pale glow of the moon shone through the uncurtained window, casting an elongated shadow from the overturned chair.

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  • Too nervous, Jessi instinctively knelt on the floor beside the overturned box and began collecting the small treasures.

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  • The appeal court overturned 18 convictions from the first trials.

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  • A double row of overturned coaches made a capital barricade, with a few paving stones.

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  • This research has overturned 40 years of research based on laboratory strains of feline coronavirus being injected into laboratory cats.

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  • In the 17th century, Athanasius Kircher wrote about the Egyptians and attempted to translate hieroglyphics, although his theories have since been overturned.

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  • His rush was so impetuous, that he fairly overturned several of his opponents by dashing against them.

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  • Here, UNISON successfully overturned an injunction granted in an unusually trenchant judgment by a deputy High Court judge.

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  • killing verdict overturned, but failed.

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  • It was not an overturned lorry, but a lorry carrying nitrogen peroxide that caught fire.

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  • overturned an unlawful killing inquest verdict on a teenage boy who drowned during an activity holiday.

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  • overturned on appeal.

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  • overturned by a judgment of the High Court or the Pensions Ombudsman.

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  • overturned by the court of appeal.

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  • overturned by 263 votes to 96.

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  • However, the Director of Social Services subsequently overturned this decision.

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  • Yesterday, his conviction was successfully overturned by Judge Peter Bowers sitting at Teesside Crown Court.

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  • Priestley thus overturned the traditional philosophical belief of a dichotomy between matter and energy.

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  • overturned at appeal.

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  • overturned in the appeal court.

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  • rational in terms of national economics is, however, overturned by the business logic of individual employers.

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  • That which sounds rational in terms of national economics is, however, overturned by the business logic of individual employers.

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  • No research to date has overturned the basic chemical fact of life that the paper is acidic and will self-destruct over time.

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  • In the country districts straw stacks were in many places overturned, Elston and Stoke districts suffered and at Southwell considerable damage was done.

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  • The assistant superintendent said the driver didn't notice anything out of the ordinary before the lift overturned.

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  • top-heavy furniture may be overturned.

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  • In 1993 the request for the inquest verdicts to be overturned was turned down.

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  • The police officers involved then attempted to get the unlawful killing verdict overturned, but failed.

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  • We must arm, he said, since we have overturned the papal throne, and he pointed to France as the quarter from which attack was most likely to come.

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  • Finding that the walls of autocracy could not be overturned by blasts of revolutionary trumpets in the periodical press and in clandestinely printed seditious proclamations, the young enthusiasts determined to seek the support of the masses, or, as they termed it, " to go in among the people " (idti v narod).

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  • This government lasted only twenty-two days, from the 2nd to the 24th September, and was easily overturned by the dominant faction of the dodicini (partisans of the twelve), aided by the Salimbeni and the populace, and favoured by the emperor Charles IV.

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  • When the rocks are concealed by detrital material he looks for outcroppings on steep hillsides, on the crests of hills or ridges, in the beds of streams, in landslides, in the roots of overturned trees, and in wells, quarries, roadcuttings and other excavations.

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  • The oldest known pieces are imitations of the Athenian mintage of the 4th century B.C., with the legend AOE and the owl standing on an overturned amphora.

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  • In tornadoes, such as that at St Louis in 1896, it has been calculated, from the stability of structures overturned, that pressures of 45 to 90 lb per sq.

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  • Asymmetry of the folds is a marked characteristic in the zones of closer folding, the anticlines having long gently inclined easterly limbs, and short, steep and even overturned limbs upon the west.

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  • It is proved that the specific instances on which Barrande's generalizations were founded were due to his misinterpretation of the overturned and faulted strata, but his conception of the simultaneous existence of two faunas, one of more ancient and one of more modern type, and of their alternation in a given area, was based on sound philosophical principles and has been confirmed by more recent work.

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  • Indeed the contrast between the moderate temperatures of the Pacific coast and the overheated areas of the next interior deserts is so great that the isotherms trend almost parallel to the coast, and are even overturned somewhat in southern California, where the most rapid increase of temperatures in July is found not by moving southward over the ocean toward the equator, but north-eastward over the land to the deserts of Nevada and Arizona.

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  • This latest and also highest range was formed by tremendous thrusts from the Pacific side, crumpling and folding the ancient sedimentary rocks, which run from the Cambrian to the Cretaceous, and faulting them along overturned folds.

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  • Along the line of contact, which is often a fault, the oldest beds of the Molasse crop out, and they are invariably overturned and plunge beneath the Flysch.

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  • A small column, as for example a lead pencil standing on end, or a row of pins propped up against suitable supports, or other bodies which are easily overturned, may be used as seismoscopes.

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  • A more satisfactory arrangement is one where the body to be overturned is placed upon a platform which exaggerates the movements of the ground.

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  • If after a heavy earthquake we find bodies that have been projected or overturned, then by observing the distance of projection, and the height through which they have fallen, or their dimensions, we can 5.

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  • Had his decrees been wilful perversions of justice, it is scarcely conceivable that some of them should not have been overturned.

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  • A new congress was formed at Chuquisaca in April 1828, which modified the constitution given by Bolivar, and chose Marshal Santa Cruz for president; but only a year later a revolution, led by General Blanco, threw the country into disorder and for a time overturned the government.

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  • Overthrown by Cairoli in March 1878 on the grist-tax question, he succeeded, in the following December, in defeating Cairoli, became again premier, but on the 3rd of July 1879 was once more overturned by Cairoli.

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  • His ministry was overturned in 188.2 by the votes of the new Thessalian deputies, who were dissatisfied with the administrative arrangements of the new province, and he died at Athens on the 9th of March 1883.

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  • It is probably the only instance in which a masonry dam has slipped upon its foundations, and also the only case in which a masonry dam has actually overturned, while curiously enough there is every probability that the two circumstances had no connexion with each other.

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  • years after this, and about fifteen years after the dam was first brought into use, it overturned on its outer edge, at about the level indicated by the dotted line just above the counterfort; and there is no good reason to attribute to the movement of 1884, or to the vertical cracks it caused, any influence in the overturning of 1895.

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  • Some of the worst cracks were, indeed, entirely beyond the portion overturned, which consisted of the mass 570 ft.

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  • of water acting upwards, equivalent to about a ton per square foot, which would certainly, if it occurred throughout any considerable length of the dam, have immediately overturned it.

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  • We suppose some such form as Edrioaster, which appears to have lived near the shore, to have been repeatedly overturned by waves.

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  • They were not so contemptible at the time, because England and Ireland were full of adventurers who were ready to back any cause, and who looked on the king of the moment as no more than a successful member of their own classa base-born Welshman who had been lucky enough to become the figurehead of the movement that had overturned an unpopular usurper.

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  • Either accidentally or intentionally, the railings were overturned in one place, and the people, perceiving their opportunity, at once threw them down round the whole circuit of the park.

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  • The Jacobin municipality was overturned, and Challier, their fiercest demagogue, was arrested.

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  • That which sounds rational in terms of national economics is, however, overturned by the business logic of individual employers.

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  • No research to date has overturned the basic chemical fact of life that the paper is acidic and will self-destruct over time.

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  • In the country districts straw stacks were in many places overturned, Elston and Stoke districts suffered and at Southwell considerable damage was done.

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  • The assistant superintendent said the driver did n't notice anything out of the ordinary before the lift overturned.

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  • Many find it difficult to stand especially on the upper floors Furniture is shifted and top-heavy furniture may be overturned.

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  • In 1993 the request for the inquest verdicts to be overturned was turned down.

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  • Ever since the Supreme Court overturned in 1967 a Virginia law that barred whites from marrying non-whites, multiracial relationships have flourished.

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  • A more satisfactory arrangement is one where the body to be overturned is placed upon a platform which exaggerates the movements of the ground.

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  • If after a heavy earthquake we find bodies that have been projected or overturned, then by observing the distance of projection, and the height through which they have fallen, or their dimensions, we can 5.

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  • A small column, as for example a lead pencil standing on end, or a row of pins propped up against suitable supports, or other bodies which are easily overturned, may be used as seismoscopes.

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  • They were not so contemptible at the time, because England and Ireland were full of adventurers who were ready to back any cause, and who looked on the king of the moment as no more than a successful member of their own classa base-born Welshman who had been lucky enough to become the figurehead of the movement that had overturned an unpopular usurper.

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  • The Jacobin municipality was overturned, and Challier, their fiercest demagogue, was arrested.

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  • We must arm, he said, since we have overturned the papal throne, and he pointed to France as the quarter from which attack was most likely to come.

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