Examples of overtake in a Sentence
She overtook the other runners and went on to win the race.
The sign says “No Overtaking.”
Seasickness can overtake passengers when the ship encounters a storm.
Recent Examples of overtake from the Web
For more on India’s economy, watch Fortune’s video: China is likely to overtake the United States as the world’s No.1 economy in 2032, Cebr said.
It was recently rumoured that Ronaldo is seeking fresh terms to once more become the highest paid player in the world after being overtaken by both Lionel Messi and Neymar this year.
Many of the houses and stores are gone, and some of the sidewalks have vanished, having been overtaken by grass and weeds.
Both were overtaken by the hoo-ha around the president’s attempt to restrict travel from some Muslim countries.
Day, a former probation officer with a goatee and glasses, lived in Garden City, which had been fairly overtaken by Somali refugees, who Donald Trump had warned might be terrorists in disguise.
Front yards and driveway all around Houston have been overtaken by an army of snowmen following a light snowfall Thursday night.
To make matters worse, Hamilton was quickly blue flagged and overtaken by race leader Verstappen and teammate Valtteri Bottas.
Boston College ran 51 scrimmage plays in the second half, holding the ball for nearly 12 minutes in the third quarter alone, and dominated the line of scrimmage as fatigue overtook the Louisville defense.
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- I overtook the runner ahead.
- One night we were overtaken by a snow-storm while still a mile from the village …
- —Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee
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