OVERHAUL in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of OVERHAUL
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 v.  examine or go over carefully for needed repairs; make extensive renovations or revisions on; renovate
Classic Sentence:
1  But Jo got out her desk and began to overhaul her half-finished manuscripts.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FORTY-TWO
2  To relieve the tedium of this untimely day she would overhaul the cupboards containing her grandfather's old charts and other rubbish, humming Saturday-night ballads of the country people the while.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 7 Queen of Night
3  So the duke and the king went to overhauling our wigwam, to see what the beds was like.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XX.
Example Sentence:
1  The government said it wanted to overhaul the employment training scheme to make it cost effective.
2  The tax system has undergone a complete overhaul.
3  It is generally appreciated that the rail network needs a complete overhaul.
4  The Senate approved an overhaul, only to see it die in the House.
5  The move comes roughly a week after Facebook announced it would overhaul its core News Feed product to focus more on engaging content from friends and family rather than passive low-quality news.
6  An electronic system for verifying a worker's legal status and enforcing the laws must be part of any immigration overhaul, a House committee hearing on Wednesday indicated.
7  He proposals to overhaul the health care system.