A:What happened to them?
B:The appeal court quashed the verdict.
The appeal court overrode the decision of the lowercourt.
The manager quashed the clause of the contract.
They overrode the decree.
A:The appeal was rejected by the House of Lords.
B:No wonder he is so disappointed.
The appeal was refused by the House of Lords.
The appeal was turned down by the House of Lords.
The appeal was declined by the House of Lords.