Example sentences for: overboard

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

  • No wonder modern women went overboard once their skirts rose off the ground and pants became an option.

  • Many sailors could not swim, so being lost overboard was a fate they all dreaded.

  • Similarly, architect Viollet-le-Duc often went overboard restoring some of the great Gothic cathedrals and medieval châteaux in ways their original creators had never imagined.

  • Both Lewis and Males go overboard, he by playing loose with statistics that demonize parents, she by romanticizing teen-agers.

  • He says the press has gone overboard in its investigation of President Clinton's personal life--although Clinton's lies in Flytrap have only justified the media's rapaciousness, he laments.

How many words do you know? Try our free vocabulary size test!


Search for example sentences

Loading Loading...