- 1 (examine and repair) [machinery/car/system] revisar, poner* a puntoMore example sentences
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- As a result we have been maintaining and overhauling these engines for 25 years.
- Around 250 jobs in the division, which maintains, repairs and overhauls gas turbines, are being cut as part of a rationalisation plan.
- Alex and his son have completely and utterly overhauled this machine over a period of two and a half years in what was painstaking work.
- Its arrival has not yielded a new Constitution, rationalised the party system, modernised justice or overhauled the bureaucracy in any of the ways its advocates hoped it would.
- They are going to have to overhaul the welfare system.
- He has more to do to overhaul the welfare system and public services in this country.
- 2 (overtake) superar, adelantarse aMore example sentences
- Needing to finish four places ahead of Paul Foerster and Kevin Burnham, the British pair were unable to overhaul their American rivals.
- With our young players we would have a great base to build on and could overhaul our rivals.
- He overhauled team-mate Andy Burt, but always had too much to do to catch Hilton.
Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.
- (of machinery, system) revisión (f) (general), puesta (f) a punto, overjol (m) (Central America/América Central)More example sentences
- They can only be honestly confronted by a thorough overhaul of the system the minister will be asked to control.
- If Indonesia wants to have an internationally competitive workforce, a major overhaul of its educational system is only the first step in a long process that lies ahead.
- A new report charges that Ontario's food safety system needs a major overhaul.