Sentence Examples


  • "They impose on the people," he repeated.
  • Power to impose customs and excise duties to be in the Federal government and parliament.
  • He proceeded to impose by authority the religious ceremonies and usages to which he attached so much importance.
  • They were suspected of intending to impose their views on parliament by violence, but a display of military force held them in check.
  • The realization of the fact that the value to France of her colonies was mainly commercial, led at length to the abandonment of the attempt to impose on a great number of diverse peoples—some possessing (as in Indo-China and parts of West Africa) ancient and highly complex civilizations—French laws, habits of mind, tastes and manners.