Examples of overreach in a Sentence
She overreaches in her latest book, and her argument is not convincing.
The company overreached itself and ran out of money after one year.
Recent Examples of overreach from the Web
Good for our continued debate over government overreach and defensible torture?
Cadden and Chin’s attorneys have said prosecutors overreached with the murder charges and that the men never intended to hurt anyone.
His administration had argued that past presidents had overreached in their application of the Antiquities Act, a 1906 law passed during the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt, which allows presidents to create national monuments from federal lands.
Especially when the governor overreaches his authority and breaks the law.
Republicans are already on the attack, saying Democrats are pursuing an unaffordable government overreach.
Eighty-seven years before the American Revolution, the New England elite lost their patience with overreaching British officials.
So, three cheers for Trump, for correcting Obama’s overreach.
Judicial overreach in Madrid will not conceal that for long.
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First Known Use of overreach
OVERREACH Defined for English Language Learners
legal Definition of overreach
- this uncounseled defendant was…overreached by the prosecution's submission of misinformation to the court
- —Townsend v. Burke, 334 U.S. 736 (1948)
- must determine whether it overreached privilege
- —National Law Journal
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