English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "lobby"

The tobacco lobby is spending millions of dollars in an effort to stop the government from suing tobacco companies for health costs related to illnesses caused by smokingEnvironmental groups are lobbying the government to stop the destruction of virgin rainforest.

The tobacco lobby is spending millions of dollars in an effort to stop the government from suing tobacco companies for health costs related to illnesses caused by smoking.

A citizen's group lobbied the municipal government to have a wooded area turned into a public park.

A lobby group has been established to work towards the legalization of marijuana.

Tobacco lobbyists have fought unsuccessfully against the federal government's plans to outlaw tobacco advertising.

It is dangerous for lobby groups to become too powerful in the democratic process because they are not elected representatives.

One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today is because American cotton growers in the 1930s lobbied against hemp farmers; they saw them as competition.

Gun-owners have formed a powerful lobby in the U.S., and have prevented the government from enacting gun-control laws.

Local cyclists are lobbying the municipal government to make more bicycle paths in the city.

In 1997, the New York anti-tobacco lobby purchased hundreds of rooftop taxi ads warning of the dangers of smoking.

Human rights organization Amnesty International lobbies for the release of the 250,000 political prisoners locked up for their beliefs by governments around the world.

After intensive lobbying by the hospitality industry, the state decided to relax the smoking regulations in bars and restaurants.

We went down to the lobby of the hotel to wait for our friends.

She forgot her purse on a chair in the lobby of the hotel.

The elevator is down the hallway to the left as you go past the lobby.

There's obviously some kind of hockey tournament going on in town because I saw lots of kids coming into the lobby with all their equipment.

Religious crusader Billy Graham once said, I just want to lobby for God.

In the early 1900s, women voters used their lobby to convince legislators to outlaw the production, sale and consumption of alcohol.


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