Example sentences for: overextended

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

  • It was rife with overextended jokes--and the strange thing was that the joke wasn't the joke, the joke was the overextension of the joke.

  • Irma Vep was written and shot on the fly, conceived as a piece of a three-part anthology and perhaps overextended.

  • Finding his forces outnumbered and overextended here, the young prince beat a tactical retreat, but the English army hounded him relentlessly.

  • Loan companies are permitting buyers to borrow more than ever before--5 percent down payments are common--so many overextended buyers could be devastated when the economy slows down.

  • That he exaggerated the power of biology, failed to deal with love, and perhaps overextended the protective umbrella of tolerance is beyond doubt.


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