Example sentences for: overhanging

How can you use “overhanging” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Colorful and characteristic, and with a Portuguese influence, they have overhanging balconies, and those facing the sea were once used as lookout posts.

  • Santiagueros negotiate their hilly streets by keeping to the shady sides, and they relax with little urgency on overhanging balconies.

  • The boutiques with their back rooms overhanging the river were built from the 16th to 19th centuries.

  • The three principal streets dividing the town (Cardine III, IV, and V) have curbed pavements, lined with two-story houses with balconies and overhanging roofs for shade.

  • It’s hazardous; buses do topple over, rooftop passengers on trains do occasionally get swept off the top by an overhanging steel rod, but they accept the risk for the free ride — rooftoppers aren’t in the habit of buying tickets.


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