Examples of overextend in a Sentence
He overextended a muscle in his arm.
Recent Examples of overextend from the Web
Some county officials have cautioned that the county may be close to overextending itself in borrowing money to pay for projects such as renovating and replacing schools, while not saving enough money for retiree health care or emergencies.
But the operation became overextended, and Settlement was forced to file for bankruptcy in 2010.
In the 1990s, Apple overextended itself with a number of projects, one of which was the infamous Newton personal digital assistant.
The sturdy labor market and consumption similarly pushed outstanding credit card debt to a new record in November, prompting concerns that some consumers might be getting overextended.
Yet under both Republican and Democratic administrations, Washington overextended itself time and time again.
Don't bend at the hip, or overextend your upper body to lift snow out of the way — that's the surest way to strain lower back muscles.
Also because we are now overextended, the Regulatory Commission of Alaska will not allow ML&P to pay municipal utility service assessment payments, to Anchorage.
And market bubbles, swelled by overextended borrowing, can explode, wreaking losses and stalling growth.
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Definition of overextend for English Language Learners
: to extend or stretch (something) too far
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