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
Nothing new in campaign ads overreaching or being nasty.
Even those of us who think NCAA rules overreach and need to be updated can see that the implications are potentially enormous.
Those efforts were criticized by some Republicans, who characterized the EPA's environmental regulations as government overreach.
Further complicating matters, the government’s aggressive drive to stamp out coal burning for stoves and heaters overreached over winter and left many residents shivering because natural gas installations had fallen behind.
USA Baseball, bat manufacturers, coaches and others sued, arguing that the council had overreached its authority.
David Weinman, president of Fabco Shoes, a chain of more than 40 stores in New York City and New Jersey that employs 190 people, sees the proposal as government overreach.
David Weinman, president of Fabco Shoes, a chain of more than 40 stores in New York City and New Jersey that employs 190 people, sees the proposal it as government overreach.
Small argued that the government had overreached in finding a sinister motivation in Davis’ help for Green.
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OVERREACH Defined for English Language Learners
: to try to do something that is beyond your ability to do
- 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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