Example sentences for: overflowing

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

  • These pages are filled to overflowing with the names of programs to be created or increased.

  • *Department of Corrections* If to err is human, yesterday's column was overflowing with humanity.

  • A reflection on Woodstock '99 concludes that the concert was a slow-motion riot clogged with overflowing sewage, overpriced concessions, and acoustic atrocities.

  • Their stories range from a mirthful account by a Bristol woman about her shiftless next-door neighbor whose overflowing drain gutters flooded her property, to a somber story by a man from South Wales whose son's leg was amputated in a fearful childhood accident.

  • This 19th-century covered market is an overflowing cornucopia of delights for the senses: fresh fish; meats; sausages; fruits and vegetables; and all kinds of spices, neatly braided ropes of garlic, sun-dried tomatoes and peppers, preserves, and sweetmeats, to make a gourmand swoon.

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