Example sentences for: overpaid

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

  • 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.

  • You do have to marvel at the ability of Prada-clad celebrities to sit at a $500-a-plate dinner at the Beverly Hills Hotel and decry overpaid CEOs and rich people in general as if they were an alien species.

  • The New York Times saves its top right for the first-ever comprehensive Medicare audit, which reveals that "the government overpaid hospitals, doctors and other health care providers last year by $23 billion, or 14 percent of all the money spent in the standard Medicare program."

  • Titans of industry as overpaid Ninja Turtles?

  • 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.


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