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Example Sentences for "amend"

I won't support the policy unless it is amendedWe have decided to amend our policy in order to include new employees in the Christmas bonus program.

I won't support the policy unless it is amended.

The university tennis club has amended its rules to allow players to wear gray or light brown clothing, rather than just white.

The amendments were unanimously approved by the membership.

Council members are considering amending the bylaw as a result of the public outcry.

Parliament has begun debate on amending the Constitution.

A copy of the suggested amendments has been sent to the members for their consideration.

The military government has agreed to amend the Constitution to allow multi-party elections within a year.

Any amendments to the minutes of the meeting have to be approved by the Board.

It wasn't until 1547 that British law was amended to end the practice of boiling people to death as punishment for criminal behavior.

Baltasar Gracian once noted that little said is soon amended. There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.

C. C. Colton once observed that the slightest sorrow for sin is sufficient if it produces amendment, and the greatest insufficient if it does not.

Seneca wrote that the first step towards amendment is the recognition of error.

Harry Truman once stated, You can always amend a big plan, but you can never expand a little one. I don't believe in little plans. I believe in plans big enough to meet a situation which we can't possibly foresee now.

In the first line of the minutes from yesterday's meeting, the date for our next meeting should be amended to read, January 21, not January 12.

The members voted to amend a couple of the union bylaws at last week's meeting.


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