Examples of overshoot in a Sentence
The plane overshot the runway.
Sometimes we overshoot our time limits.
Recent Examples of overshoot from the Web
Kole Calhoun’s throw went to Andrelton Simmons, who threw aggressively to third and overshot his target.
According to Thomas Kline, a lawyer representing him, Robbson boarded at Villanova Stadium and recalled the train overshooting the stop at Bryn Mawr.
Uran was far quicker than Bardet over the 22.5-kilometer (14-mile) stage, despite overshooting a left-hand bend before the stadium finish and ricocheting off barriers.
What if the U.S. stayed in the agreement but greatly overshot its emissions goal?
A weekend tubing event on the Susquehanna River took a turn for the worse after about 55 participants had to be rescued after their floats overshot the landing area in strong currents from the previous night’s rain.
The company appears to be making good on its stated trajectory, even as Tesla has been beset by production delays and has overshot schedules in the past.
Budgetary pressure is also adding up for France's new government, which is due to announce a wave of spending cuts in the coming days after an audit found this week that the 2017 finances were overshooting targets.
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