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
Regardless of the intentions, some feel the bill might be overreaching.
Its engaging road manners add an air of excitement to the everyday personality of the Q5, but Audi is overreaching with the SQ5's designer-label price premium.
Didn’t need to overreach by drawing overly partisan maps.
There's also the real possibility that all of this could cause Trump to overreach by firing someone else — most likely Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein.
Williams said the cameras, as well as DPD's use of a facial recognition program on the live feed, raise the possibility of government overreach.
Three competing federal branches would establish an intrinsically conservative balance of power, and delineated limits on government jurisdiction would hamstring Washington’s overreach.
The food industry calls the rules government overreach.
There seems little question at this point that Republican state legislatures have overreached egregiously in their attempts to suppress inconvenient voters.
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First Known Use of overreach
OVERREACH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of overreach for English Language Learners
: to try to do something that is beyond your ability to do
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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