Example sentences for: overpaid

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

  • When the Republican nominee portrays Gore as an arrogant Washington politician who won't give back the tax money you overpaid the government, Gore can remind voters that he defended "fiscal responsibility" against Bradley's reckless spending as well as the GOP's reckless tax cuts.

  • I can't speak about the CBO study, but I've seen the one from RAND, and its conclusions are more complicated than he suggests--that junior enlisted servicemen are overpaid compared to their civilian counterparts, senior enlisted are slightly underpaid, junior officers moderately underpaid, and senior officers seriously underpaid.

  • Evidence of just how overpaid college coaches are at even "legitimate" programs can be garnered from this straight-faced item in the real estate section of Sunday's LAT : "UCLA basketball coach Steve Lavin has purchased a newly built custom home in Marina del Rey for close to its $1.

  • Boston writer Jonathan Harr, in the book the movie is based on, went beyond the poison in the Woburn wells to evoke (stopping just short of libel) the poison of the civil courts, where platoons of overpaid corporate lawyers can drive opponents with pockets less deep and psyches less stable into bankruptcy and hysteria.

  • Critics resumed grumbling that CEOs are overpaid.


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