Examples of overstep in a Sentence
the principal overstepped her authority in ordering everyone to remain in the unheated school
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An arbitrator later found the school board overstepped its bounds because Harris' behavior did not endanger students.
The suit alleged the city overstepped its discretion in allowing the project to be three times more dense than the city’s general plan designation for the area.
The Supreme Court found that Roosevelt had not overstepped.
Women are responsible for drawing up those boundaries, and if men overstep them, that’s not their fault: boys will be boys.
The plaintiffs also said the state overstepped its authority by reducing those funds without legislative action.
But the commission overstepped bankruptcy law in its effort to require Aurora Exploration to also cover abandonment costs at the other field, Spraker said.
Being scolded for overstepping their bounds and wearing unusual hairstyles are not the only things that unite Trump and Kaepernick.
An administrative law judge last week agreed with the groups that state agencies overstepped their legal authority in issuing the emergency rules.
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First Known Use of overstep
before 12th century
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