How to use Turn-the-scale in a sentence

turn-the-scale
  • Apart from resentment against France on account of Tunisia there remained the question of the temporal power of the pope to turn the scale in favor of Austria and Germany.

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  • Badoglio had hoped to hold the enemy attack from Tolmino, and turn the scale by a counter-attack on the Lom plateau with his three divisions on the left bank of the river.

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  • To each of the combatants it seemed that the English alliance would turn the scale in his own favor.

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