Sentence Examples

  • This abuse resulted in an overhaul of the system that sought to tie the poor to their original parish.
  • Some illegal practices of certain chancery officials had been detected and punished by the court itself, and generally there was a disposition to overhaul its affairs, while Coke and Lionel Cranfield, earl of Middlesex (1575-1645) directly attacked some parts of the chancellor's administration.
  • Clean and repair the forcing-houses, and overhaul the heating apparatus to see it is in good working condition.