- v. Simple past tense and past participle of supplant.
“(The three are clearly modelled on Bukharin, Zinoviev and Kamenev, the prominent Bolshevik leaders whom Stalin supplanted and executed).”
“It seems that at one time he even thought of abdicating in favour of his son rather than "see the Prussian title supplanted .”
“A cunning expression supplanted the anger that had shown so plainly upon his face but a moment before.”
“IMHO, Celine Dion's "My Heart Will Go On" supplanted "MacArthur Park" as the most dreadful pop song ever.”
“In the brave new world, "high risk, high return" supplanted "no pain, no gain" as the guiding maxim.”
“We'll scramble down here, Jacob," he said to his broncho, -- so named by Brown, for that he had "supplanted" in Kalman's affection his first pony, the pinto.”
“KUWAIT CITY - US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has warned that Iran is "moving toward a military dictatorship", saying the top posts in the country are being "supplanted".”
“Yesterday, she told a student audience in Qatar that those leaders are being "supplanted" by the Republican Guard Corps, which has played a key role in suppressing anti-government protests since June.”
“On Monday, Clinton told a student audience in Qatar that those Iranian civic and relgiious leaders are being "supplanted" by the Revolutionary Guard Corps, which has played a key role in suppressing anti-government protests since last summer.”
“On Monday Mrs Clinton said the government of Tehran was being "supplanted" by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps, and was in danger of becoming a "military dictatorship".”
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