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Sentences with the verb Amend

45 examples:

Some people want to amend the constitution.

We'll need to amend the contract so that we can pay you more.

Theresa May denies plans to amend the European Arrest Warrant are facing hurdles.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Thailand's top court rejected the ruling party's attempt to amend the constitution.
(USA Today - World, )

The 50,000 people who already filed taxes based on the incorrect information don't have to amend, says the IRS.
(Forbes - Business, )

Today MPs will vote on whether to amend the Abortion Act to explicitly outlaw terminations on the grounds of gender.
(Alastair Kent in The Telegraph - Politics, )

Kenya's high court orders education authorities to amend the name on a school certificate of a woman who was born male.
(BBC News - World News, )

The Austrian transport minister said he wants to amend the Motor Vehicle Act to ban license plates with coded Nazi messages.
(UPI - Odd News, )

They tried to amend the bill and stalled - in short, doing what state legislatures often do when faced with a tough decision.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

San Francisco's board of supervisors votes to amend the bill passed last October legalizing short-term accommodation rentals.
(CNET News, )

The NSW corruption watchdog has called on the government to amend the ICAC Act following its loss in the High Court last week.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Thailand's top court has rejected the ruling party's attempt to amend the constitution, dealing a political defeat to the government.
(Fox News - World, )

The city's board of supervisors will decide next month whether to amend the "Airbnb law" that legalized short-term rentals in San Francisco.
(CNET News, )

Tony Abbott's willingness to amend his signature PPL scheme reveals a PM in deep trouble and creates a fresh problem for Joe Hockey, says Labor.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Labour party leadership candidate Liz Kendall says she would amend the bill on tax credits to take into account exceptions such as multiple births.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Thailand's Constitutional Court rejects government plans to amend the country's senate, but stops short of dissolving the governing Pheu Thai party.
(BBC News - World News, )

The agency on Thursday voted along party lines to move forward with a plan to amend a $1.7 billion phone subsidy program to cover broadband Internet.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

Thailand's Constitutional Court is set to rule on whether the government plans to amend the constitution are legal, a move that could spark political unrest.
(BBC News - World News, )

The Harper government formally signed a deal Wednesday to amend its contract with the U.S. manufacturer of the long-delayed CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopters.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Starbucks announced the move to amend its scheduling practices after a New York Times article detailed the problems faced by an employee given erratic work schedules.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Algeria's ailing president has asked the country to vote him in for a fourth term in April's elections, promising to amend the constitution and solve the country's social woes.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

The Arizona Coyotes and the city of Glendale agreed to amend their lease agreement, although the deal may be only a temporary fix in the team’s ongoing attempts to remain in the city.
(The New York Times - Hockey, )

The government appears willing to amend its latest digital privacy bill and eliminate a provision that would allow companies to get the IP addresses of Internet customers without a warrant.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Liberals in the Senate are seeking to amend a Conservative bill forcing disclosure of union expenses saying it ought to match another Conservative bill on disclosure of public sector salaries.
(CBC News - Politics, )

Needle exchanges, methadone clinics and safe injection sites are now permitted in Abbotsford, B.C., after the city council voted last night to amend a 2005 zoning-bylaw that had forbidden them.
(CBC News in CBC News - Health, )

Ten death row inmates already challenging Tennessee's lethal injection protocol were permitted by a judge Thursday to amend their lawsuit to include objections to the use of the electric chair.
(Fox News - U.S., )

The Arizona Coyotes and the city of Glendale agreed to amend an existing lease agreement on Thursday, though the deal may only be a temporary fix in the team's ongoing saga to remain in the desert.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Harry Neufeld, the author of the report often cited by government officials to support changes proposed to Canadian election laws, says the government has to amend its election reform bill or kill it.
(Laura Payton in CBC News - Politics, )

Momentum is building behind what would be an unprecedented effort to amend the U.S. Constitution, through a little-known provision that gives states rather than Congress the power to initiate changes.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Opposition parties and non-governmental organizations are hoping Parliament's summer recess might buy time to amend a controversial bill that would see Canada join a treaty to ban deadly cluster bombs.
(CBC News - Politics, )

A woman diagnosed with breast cancer, whose life-saving surgery has been postponed after she lost her doctors under ObamaCare, made a heartfelt plea to President Obama to amend the Affordable Care Act.
(Fox News - Health, )

OTTAWA – The Conservative government is willing to amend the contentious Fair Elections Act by allowing a form of vouching for voters who have identification that doesn’t list their home addresses.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Myanmar’s political power players agreed in principle to amend its military-drafted constitution, without elaborating on whether anything might be changed to allow Aung San Suu Kyi to run for president.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Egypt's new secular-leaning leaders pushed ahead with plans to amend the country's constitution, as Islamist supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi held small demonstrations to call for his reinstatement.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The Arizona Coyotes and the city of Glendale have agreed to amend an existing lease agreement, which could end an ongoing legal battle between the two sides that raised questions about the team's long-term future in Glendale.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

BP has asked a New Orleans court to amend a judge's ruling that the company could be liable for as much as $18 billion in damages levied for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, or possibly even grant it a new trial.
(CBC News in CBC News - Business, )

A state-level campaign to rein in the federal government by calling an unprecedented convention to amend the U.S. Constitution is gaining steam, picking up support from two high-profile Republicans as more states explore the idea.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Australian startup advocacy group StartupAUS has welcomed the government's moves to amend the country's employee share scheme in a bid for startup employees to reap greater benefits from their financial interests in early stage companies.
(ZDNet Australia, )

Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says he will seek a deadline extension from the Supreme Court after the province's privacy commissioner said a delay in opening the legislature would prevent it from meeting a deadline to amend an invalidated law.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

A senior executive at the company used by the Government to oversee disability benefits has attempted to amend his career history amid anger from disability campaigners that the welfare state is now being run by private sector “henchmen”.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

A committee of lawmakers Friday urged the government to amend a planned law aimed at preventing Australians from joining Islamic State as fighters, calling for more legislative oversight of the law ahead of consideration by Parliament next week.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The Colorado General Assembly tried with three bills this year to amend a law that critics say is choking off the new condominium market in Colorado and endangering the viability of high-density developments along the metro area's growing light-rail system.
(The Denver Post - News, )

Players opposing the use of artificial turf at next year's Women's World Cup won a partial victory Tuesday when the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario allowed them to amend their legal complaint to include allegations of reprisals against the women behind the claim.
(The Canadian Press in CBC Sports, )

There's one key item missing from the mammoth omnibus budget bill introduced by the government earlier this week: A controversial proposal that had reportedly been in the works to amend the Copyright Act to give a politician or party the power to use video, audio and photographs from news outlets.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Politics, )

Billionaire Matty Moroun spent more than $33 million trying to convince voters to amend the Michigan constitution in the name of democracy, but in the end, voters saw through his cynical campaign and recognized that the only one who would benefit from the proposed amendment would be Moroun himself.
(Forbes - Business, )

Negative sentences with the verb Amend

2 examples:

Gladly we desire to make other men perfect, but we will not amend our own fault.
(Thomas Kempis)

Officials from the government did not amend default privacy settings on their Google Groups online discussions, and may have revealed internal memo to non-members.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

Other sentences

36 examples:

The Diet is likely to amend this unpopular law.

Together, the developers may amend this constitution, provided they agree with a 3:1 majority.

He insisted, rather, that the word “amend” be used.
(Anthee Carassava in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

The proposal wants to amend Rule 41 which specifically governs the issue of search warrants.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

As a result of its annual election, Albert Berger, Daniel Fellman and Kate Amend will join the board.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

The union wants to amend California’s tax credit law to encourage in-state production scoring and recording.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Guilds and Labor, )

Rangers amend a statement about the prospect of Dave King becoming chairman to comply with Stock Exchange rules.
(BBC News - Business, )

The Olympics, to amend ever so slightly the old line about buses, are like a Hammersmith & City line Tube train.
(The Independent - Sport, )

Fifa plans to amend World Cup bidding rules by banning countries from investing in overseas football development projects.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Turkish MPs amend the rules governing the armed forces, in a move that further strips the military of its political influence.
(BBC News - World News, )

The federal government will amend Labor's shipping laws to reduce red tape and introduce more flexible pay and working conditions.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Forty of the 500 provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) amend or add provisions to the U.S. tax code.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

A bill seeking to amend Kentucky's Constitution to restore voting rights for some felons sailed through the state House on Thursday.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Nearly 40,000 people have signed a petition requesting Google amend its new translate service so it no longer includes homophobic slurs.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

The self-styled future Tory leadership contender wanted to amend David Cameron's flagship legislation allowing for an in-out vote by 2017.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The French parliament agrees to amend legislation to make it legal to insult the president, changing a law imposing a fine dating back to 1881.
(BBC News - World News, )

US goalkeepers Tim Howard and Brad Friedel have ended their feud over claims made in the former's book and the Everton keeper will amend future.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The RCMP should amend its code of conduct to explicitly define and prohibit harassment, a Senate committee is recommending in a newly tabled report.
(CBC News - Canada, )

Hungary will amend its constitution to drop two widely criticized constitutional changes, as it seeks to avoid a legal tangle with the European Union.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The Scottish National Party would use its “power” over a minority Labour government to amend budgets in Scotland’s favour, Alex Salmond has warned.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

The bill would amend the Controlled Substances Act to exempt marijuana plants with an extremely low percentage of THC, the chemical that makes users high.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

A top EU court rules Google must amend some search results at the request of ordinary people in an important test of the so-called "right to be forgotten".
(BBC News - World News, )

The tiny Gulf state of Qatar will amend its labor laws in an effort to improve the living standards of migrant workers, its Interior and Labor ministries said Wednesday.
(CNN - World Business, )

The State Board of Health, remade by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat who took office in January, voted Thursday to amend rules that threatened to close abortion clinics.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The Treasury Department said those who expected to pay less taxes after receiving corrected health insurance data could amend their filings, but it would not be mandatory.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Conservative MP Michael Chong is expected to introduce on Monday a new private member’s bill that would amend a series of democratic reforms initially proposed in late 2013.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Computer Sciences has agreed to pay $190 million and amend some financial statements due to accounting errors as part of a settlement agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Labor could amend controversial laws to store electronic and phone communications to exempt or protect journalists from having their sources identified following a backlash from the media.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Several Republican lawmakers want to amend bankruptcy laws to deal with the next big bank failure while avoiding the financial-market seizures that occurred when Lehman Brothers filed for Chapter 11.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Rule changes that govern how New York City jails operate will create highly restrictive Rikers Island housing units for dangerous inmates and also amend when and how solitary confinement can be used.
(Fox News - U.S., )

California legislators may still amend the incentive bill to try to lure David Letterman's replacement, as the New York governor and mayor push to keep the CBS show at Manhattan's Ed Sullivan Theater.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

China is taking steps to deregulate its domestic and international aviation market, and may amend its closely watched air-transport treaty with the U.S., according to a senior Chinese airline executive.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

I credit Stephen Harper with this one. “A conservative,” I recall him saying once, “is someone who wants to abolish the Charter of Rights and amend it to include a property rights clause.” It’s a good line.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Floridians for Solar Choice (FLSC), a solar advocacy organization based in Fort Lauderdale, has sponsored a ballot proposal that would amend the state’s constitution to prevent discrimination against solar power technologies.
(Forbes - Business, )

With the Internet and social media becoming woven into the modern medical practice, researchers contend that professional medical societies must update or amend their Internet guidelines to address when it is ethical to 'Google' a patient.
(Science Daily - News, )

Ukraine's president on Friday confirmed elements of a partial deal reached with the political opposition, saying he would offer amnesty for dozens of protesters arrested in recent days, reshuffle his government and amend controversial laws that set off a fresh wave of protests against his rule.
(Victoria Butenko and Sergei L. Loiko in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

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