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Sentences with the verb Amend

73 examples:

Some people want to amend the constitution.

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

The European Commission needs to amend its new Scientific Advice Mechanism.
(Nature Climate Change, )

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, )

Once the decision is made to amend a return, every potential adjustment must be made.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

There is no requirement to amend a tax return in the Internal Revenue code or any IRS rule or regulation.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The ACMA is seeking community feedback on its proposition to amend the international mobile roaming standard.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

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

That’s just one idea being proposed by advocates of a “convention of states” to amend the U.S. Constitution.
(Fox News - Politics, )

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, )

Since 1982, all Quebec premiers have repudiated the legislation transferring to Canada the power to amend its Constitution.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

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, )

No more politics as usual for Alena Mulhern, age 11, who hopes to amend the Constitution so she can run for president in 2040.
(NBC Today, )

CVS calls out to cardiovascular experts to amend the treatment guidelines for patients with high cholesterol and heart problems.
(Tech Times - Health, )

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, )

Amended tax returns are more likely to be audit bait than original returns, so think carefully whether you should amend and when and how to do it.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

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, )

Bolivia's Congress votes to amend the constitution to allow President Evo Morales to seek re-election and there will now be a referendum to approve it.
(BBC News - World News, )

The move to a multi-technology mix network means having to amend the special access undertaking, with NBN submitting its proposed variations to the ACCC.
(ZDNet Australia, )

With Amendment 71, the persistent question of whether it’s too easy for citizens to amend the state constitution has given rise to its own ballot issue.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

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, )

Rafael Correa is praising loyalists who dominate the national assembly for backing his proposal to amend the constitution so he can't seek re-election in 2017.
(Fox News - World, )

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, )

Spark, Vodafone NZ, CallPlus, Orcon, Flip, Two Degrees, and MyRepublic were found to contain unfair standard contract terms, with all agreeing to amend their practices.
(ZDNet Australia, )

But Shuswap First Nation Chief Barb Cote is nonetheless tentatively supporting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s vow to amend the First Nations Financial Transparency Act.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

NBN's move to a multi-technology mix network means having to amend the special access undertaking, with the ACCC asking for feedback on the proposed regulatory variations.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

Cathay Wagantall is pro-life, but her proposal to amend the Criminal Code to protect unborn babies isn’t about that. “(It’s) neither a pro-life or a pro-choice issue.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

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, )

An online doctor's surgery asked 18 designers to amend an image of a woman in her underwear to reflect the ideal body in their country - and were left astounded by the results.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Htin Kyaw, in his first speech as Myanmar’s president, pledged to amend the military-drafted constitution, in a reference to allowing Aung San Suu Kyi to be president instead.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

A state constitutional amendment to make it harder to amend the Colorado constitution will appear on the November ballot, the Colorado Secretary of State's office announced Tuesday.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

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 Senate has delivered a setback to the Liberal government's assisted-dying bill by voting to amend a key part of the bill that defines who can obtain death with the help of a doctor.
(Catharine Tunney in CBC News - Health, )

A proposal for an emergency resolution that called on the Liberal government to amend its legislation on medically assisted dying has been rejected at the Liberal convention in Winnipeg.
(Aaron Wherry in CBC News - Politics, )

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, )

The second time Brian Kay, 84, and his wife Audrey, 80, of Mawdesley, Lancashire, had to amend the flights with travel agent CheapOair (pictured) was because their passports had been stolen.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

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, )

Nature518, 5560 (2015); doi:10.1038/nature14121In the interests of transparency, we wish to amend the competing financial interests of this Article to read: “Harvard has filed a provisional patent application.
(Nature, )

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, )

Marco Rubio is getting behind a state-based effort to amend the Constitution with term limits and other restrictions on the federal government -- energizing the movement as the Republican presidential candidates try to woo Tea Party-aligned voters.
(Fox News - Politics, )

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, )

France’s justice minister, Christiane Taubira, resigned on Wednesday, after clashing with the government of President François Hollande over its proposal to amend the constitution to allow authorities to strip some homegrown terrorists of their nationality.
(The Wall Street Journal - World 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, )

Colorado voters support increasing the minimum wage to $12 an hour and recreating a presidential election primary, according to a new public opinion poll, but appear skeptical of a state-run universal health care system and an effort to make it harder to amend the constitution.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

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, )

But if you are making Social Security policy and you know the system is dealing with all kinds of people in all kinds of situations and that abrupt changes to it can do them serious harm and wind up making arbitrary distinctions among Americans based solely on their age, you don’t go into a back office at the 11th hour and start rewriting the law, and then make it public the next day, only to discover that you have to amend the most egregious provisions within a few hours because someone immediately discovered things you would have seen had you taken more time.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

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

57 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, )

Lawmakers have introduced several bills to amend or repeal the economic embargo on Cuba.
(USA Today - World, )

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

Trudeau's government has vowed to amend access laws so federal information is open by default.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Automaker agrees to amend language, but CEO Musk tweets that some are out to mar Tesla's reputation.
(USA Today - Tech, )

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, )

Health Minister Sussan Ley says the government plans to amend drugs legislation to allow a licensing scheme for medical cannabis.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

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, )

Ballerinas come to Castle Rock from all over the U.S. to have Noel Amend look at their feet and select the perfect pointe shoes for them.
(The Denver Post - News, )

The Senate has voted to amend government legislation to release all children from immigration detention and force the reporting of abuse.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The bill, by Assemblywoman Lorena S. Gonzalez (D-San Diego), seeks to amend state labor law and allow groups of 10 or more independent...
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

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, )

Sexpert Tracey Cox reveals the habits that you can't change in a partner with religious beliefs and hobbies remain the hardest things to amend.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

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, )

Recommendations to amend laws stripping the citizenship from dual-national terror supporters will be seriously looked at, Malcolm Turnbull says.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

But a newly released taxpayer-funded study does just that, just as the Liberal government considers how it might amend this year's anti-terror law.
(Dean Beeby in CBC News - Politics, )

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, )

On Wednesday night, a majority of the Senate's membership decided to amend C-14 to broaden the legal eligibility to access medical assistance in dying.
(Aaron Wherry in CBC News - Politics, )

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, )

In recent years customers have been stung by charges of up to €7055) to replace a boarding card or to check in, and €160126) to amend documents.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Online firm CaseHub is looking for people stung with charges of up to €7055) to check in or replace a boarding card and €160126) to amend documents.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Gamers and criminal hackers notoriously engaged in 'swatting' practices against their rivals, but a new bill aims to amend U.S. law to make it a criminal offense.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

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, )

The federal government should amend the Criminal Code to introduce tougher penalties to discourage people from using their mobile phones while driving, a Quebec coroner says.
(Benjamin Shingler in CBC News - Canada, )

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, )

Tesla issued a withering rebuttal on its blog concerning the tempest stirred up concerning the Model S suspension issue, while the Wall Street Journal reports the company will amend its Goodwill agreement.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

Emergency workers in B.C. continue fighting for change, as other provinces — most recently Ontario — amend legislation for first responders claiming insurance benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder.
(Nicole Ireland in CBC News - Health, )

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, )

The federal government said Wednesday it is prepared to amend Conservative legislation that critics say was intended to prevent the national proliferation of supervised injection sites modelled after Vancouver’s Insite facility.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling Liberal Democratic Party and its coalition partner won a majority of contested seats in Japan's parliamentary election Sunday, opening a path for them to amend Japan's postwar pacifist constitution.
(Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

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, )

The U.S. Justice Department says it has filed a civil rights lawsuit against Ferguson, Mo., to enforce a police and court reform plan after the city said it wanted to amend some aspects of a consent decree it reached with the federal agency.
(Reuters in CBC News - World, )

The family of the late Kay Carter, a woman at the centre of a legal battle over doctor-assisted suicide in Canada, is calling on the Liberal government to amend Bill C-14 to lift the restrictions on what constitutes a "grievous and irremediable" illness.
(Susana Mas in CBC News - Politics, )

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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