Examples of overextend in a Sentence
He overextended a muscle in his arm.
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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.
Investors speculate, real estate developers overbuild, businesses and households borrow too much, save too little, and overextend themselves.
The Pelicans are posting a minus-6.0 net rating with Davis off the floor, but considering his injury history, New Orleans has to keep its long-term plans in mind and avoid overextending the 24-year-old before the end of the season.
That position contends former president Lou Agnese, in an effort to rebrand the school nationally, overextended his reach and was too aggressive in growing the athletic department.
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Definition of overextend for English Language Learners
: to extend or stretch (something) too far
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