Example sentences for: overflowing

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

  • Near the end of the eight-day odyssey the toilets were overflowing, and on the seventh day the gunmen announced that in 30 minutes every passenger would be shot.

  • That night the engineer goes home only to find that his fax machine is already overflowing with résumés from all the other engineers who want in--not even caring what the company will do.

  • Indeed, the scholarly journals have been overflowing with turgid prose for decades, and it is particularly refreshing to know that comment on virtually any aspect of language can still be offered in language that, glowing with respectability, cleaving to the well-turned phrase, punctuated by the provocative pun, can be so engagingly presented.

  • Again, there are exceptions, especially in small towns, but I think it's pretty rare to see community board meetings overflowing with local journalists out to better their neighborhoods.

  • Then, when there are a series of bullfights, the seafood and shellfish restaurants for which El Puerto is famous are full to overflowing until the early hours.


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