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
Wyoming blew out North College Hill 76-6 while Taft rebounded to defeat Mount Healthy 28-20 in overtime.
Originally slated to be done in the spring 2018, county officials accelerated the project, agreed to pay overtime for weekend work, and were blessed with mild winter weather.
Chalmers’ three-point bucket forced overtime in KU’s 2008 NCAA title game victory over Memphis.
Arkansas hasn’t taken one against the Tide since a missed extra point led to a 24-23 overtime win in 2006.
Hundreds of officers on overtime were also deployed to those districts.
The 267-lap race is run in three stages: one stage ends at lap 60; the next ends at lap 160; and the final stage is a sprint to the finish unless there's overtime.
The starting salary for a trainee firefighter is 22,017 pounds ($28,500), though higher rates apply for overtime.
Below are the teams that won their division: KHA U14G – 2-0-1, lost in the finals in overtimeKHA U16G – 3-0, lost in the finals KHA U18G – 3-0, lost in the semifinals on penalty kicks Other local soccer clubs had individual teams represent them.
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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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