to the limit

idiom

: to the greatest possible point : as much as possible
Our resources have been stretched to the limit.

Examples of to the limit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The state is one of the fastest growing in the U.S., and the additional demand for power is stretching ERCOT, Texas’ energy grid, to the limit. Jon McGowan, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 Take your attributes and stretch them to the limit. Eugenia Last, The Mercury News, 17 Mar. 2024 The two global airframe manufacturers — Airbus and Boeing BA +0.4% — are pushing their production capacity to the limit to keep up with demand, hoping to reach new heights in monthly output over the next decade. Oliver Wyman, Forbes, 28 Feb. 2024 Like Zuko, Azula is desperate for the attention of their domineering father, pushing her fiery powers to the limit and scheming ways to unseat her brother. Devan Coggan, EW.com, 22 Feb. 2024 In the early days of VFX, crews were constantly pushed to the limit with extended render times that didn’t allow filmmakers to see the finished shots until late in the process. Karen Idelson, Variety, 21 Feb. 2024 That number will obviously need to come down to the limit of 85. Zach Osterman, The Indianapolis Star, 24 Jan. 2024 In the past the star has experimented with ’60s mod makeup, the Audrey Hepburn aesthetic and even going mascara-free, but her most recent daring look stretched the cat eye to the limit. Fiona Embleton, Glamour, 26 Feb. 2024 Samsung has rarely pushed the Z Fold series to the limit of camera technology. Ewan Spence, Forbes, 20 Feb. 2024

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“To the limit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20the%20limit. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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