Examples of overtime in a Sentence
I worked two hours of overtime last week.
He was doing a lot of overtime to save for his vacation.
How much did you earn last month in overtime?
The game went into overtime.
They lost the game in overtime.
Recent Examples of overtime from the Web
The Bills took their first lead with 3:08 remaining, and the Oilers actually fought back to tie the game and send it to overtime only to see their hearts broken in the end.
Or the Tigers going 1-for-13 in three-pointers in the second half, including 0-for-5 by junior Brandon Sampson, with his last miss a corner fade at the final buzzer that would have sent the game to overtime.
Despite being the youngest team in the NFL and featuring a rookie quarterback for 15 starts, the Browns lost six games by one score, and went to overtime twice.
Matt Coleman, who scored eight of his 12 points in overtime, then smoothly sank four free throws to down the Cyclones (9-4, 0-2).
With every possible odd stacked against them, the Hawks held the line until the third period, when a back and forth scoring blitz opened the door to overtime.
Malik Tidwell scored 30 points for Marian, while Chris White, a 6-7 junior, scored nine of his 23 points in overtime.
All the Raiders needed to do was connect on a short field goal, and the game would go to overtime.
Louisville, Duke and Michigan were all promising, but Morgan’s takeover performance Saturday, to claw back a nine-point lead and push the game to overtime, was a national announcement.
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First Known Use of overtime
OVERTIME Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of overtime for English Language Learners
: time spent working at your job that is in addition to your normal working hours
: the money paid for work that is done in addition to your normal working hours
: extra time added to a game when the score is tied at the end of the normal playing time
OVERTIME Defined for Kids
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