“Reject” in the news

Example collocations

accept or reject
not reject
reject the idea

Publications and example sentences

www.nytimes.com
The New York Times
· Christo, Artist Who Wrapped and Festooned on an Epic Scale, Dies at 84  
When New York’s parks commissioner at the time, Gordon J. Davis, rejected “The Gates” in 1981, setting forth his reasons in a book-length document, Christo simply incorporated the rebuff into the project.  Copy example sentence
www.wsj.com
The Wall Street Journal
· The Roberts Rule on Churches  
A 5-4 Court majority rejected an emergency appeal by San Diego’s South Bay United Pentecostal Church challenging the state’s limits on attendance at places of worship to 25% of building capacity or 100 people, whichever is lower.  Copy example sentence
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Coalition gave private pathology companies lucrative Covid contracts  
He categorically rejected any suggestion that the tender was not open.  Copy example sentence
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Family of David Dungay, who died in custody, express solidarity with family of George Floyd  
The NSW Safework commission has rejected their request for an investigation.  Copy example sentence
www.independent.co.uk
The Independent
· Former deputy Labour leader Tom Watson rejected for peerage  
Exclusive: Former deputy Labour leader’s nomination believed to have been rejected over his support for allegations of a paedophile ring at Westminster made by a fantasist who was later jailed  Copy example sentence
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Global report: fears of coronavirus surge from US protests as world cases hit 6m  
“Healing people, not saving [money] to help the economy [is important], healing people, who are more important than the economy,” Francis said as he also appealed to people to reject pessimism.  Copy example sentence
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Trafigura investigated for alleged corruption, market manipulation  
Petrobras executives rejected the plan according to the same document.  Copy example sentence
www.nbcnews.com
NBCNews.com
· Demings: 'Long overdue' for nationwide review to address police misconduct  
The president hasn’t been shy about telling his aides he rejects this concept, according to a Republican familiar with the discussions.  Copy example sentence
www.nytimes.com
The New York Times
· Resisting Lockdown, Nicaragua Becomes a Place of Midnight Burials  
The country is one of the last to reject the strict measures introduced globally to curb the spread of the coronavirus.  Copy example sentence
www.nbcnews.com
NBCNews.com
· People over profit, Pope Francis says during service  
A divided Supreme Court on Friday rejected an emergency appeal by a California church that challenged state limits on attendance at worship services that have been imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus.  Copy example sentence