Examples of topple in a Sentence
The strong winds toppled many trees.
The earthquake toppled the buildings.
The tree toppled into the river.
The rebels tried to topple the dictator.
The phone company has toppled its local competition.
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That could topple buildings as far away as Mexico City, which is still reeling from a magnitude-7.1 earthquake on 19 September that killed more than 300 people.
The hurricane toppled trees, uprooted shrubbery and caused other outdoor damage throughout the region.
England's Young Lions toppled Brazil in the final 5-2 in India on Saturday, after falling 2-0 behind in the first half hour.
The losing streak toppled in the third week of the 1995 season, after 17 straight losses, the final 13 of which appear on Tjeerdsma’s resume.
But for reasons that are grimly relevant to this dark moment in American political life, Grant toppled from his pedestal.
Floodwaters also toppled two oil storage tanks in South Texas, spilling almost 30,000 gallons of crude.
Back in July, a woman toppled a row of fragile pieces by the British artist Simon Birch while trying to take a selfie at a pop-up gallery in Los Angeles.
The cart, loaded with a hundred pounds of paperwork, toppled onto him, forcing a portion of his colon through his lower intestinal wall and steamrolling his genitals.
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