01. The President has power of [veto] in the American political system.
02. The boss has [vetoed] our plans to expand the Research and Development Department, due to financial constraints.
03. The board has indicated it will [veto] the decision of the members.
04. European nations are expected to [veto] efforts by the Americans to wage war.
05. In the American system, Congress can override a presidential [veto].
06. President Bush has warned that if the resolution to use force against Iraq is [vetoed] by the U.N. Security Council, the U.S. will take unilateral action against Saddam Hussein.
07. In 1911, the Parliament Act removed from the British House of Lords its absolute power of [veto] over legislation.
08. The program director [vetoed] the teachers' request for more professional development time.
09. Our teacher [vetoed] our idea of going rock-climbing as a class because she felt it was too dangerous.
10. As permanent members of the 15-member U.N. Security Council, Russia, France, China, the U.S. and Britain all have [veto] power over resolutions made by the organization.
11. Both Russia and China are expected to [veto] the U.N. resolution calling for the use of force against Iraq.
12. President Harrison has vowed to [veto] any legislation which endangers his government's attempts to balance the budget.
13. Charles De Gaulle originally [vetoed] Great Britain's application for acceptance into the European Economic Community.
14. The President has vowed to [veto] the legislation if passed.
15. Geoffrey Abert once stated, "When you take charge of your life, there is no longer need to ask permission of other people or society at large. When you ask permission, you give someone [veto] power over your life."

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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