Examples of overplay in a Sentence
The network news overplayed the story just to get good ratings.
He overplayed the death scene.
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Yet if the conflict intensifies and Baghdad overplays its hand, international public opinion—and U.S. support—may yet swing back behind the Kurds.
Democrats will overplay the Russia scandal rather than simply letting special counsel Robert S. Mueller III do his job.
But the Falcons threw him the football only four times, and Belichick has explained the Patriots overplayed Jones depending on the direction of his cut.
Allen and his staff instructed their cornerbacks to overplay slant routes and directed Saints pass rushers to keep their heads and hands up and try to bat down Stafford's passes at the line.
The release schedule proves that worries about an immediate death for the big-budget single-player narrative are being overplayed.
But the industry could be overplaying its hand and Solberg has vowed to help the country wean itself off oil.
Analysts say Murdoch and Gordon overplayed their hand.
Step 2: Convince voters that Democrats have overplayed their progressive ruling hand with moves like declaring California a sanctuary state and blame the majority party for how roughly 1 in 5 Californians lives in poverty.
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