Example sentences for: overpay

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

  • Studios ought to reap huge profits, but don't because they overpay stars and produce too many expensive films.

  • This is a company that: 1) has been a consistent money loser for almost its entire existence; 2) has constructed an entire business around the highly questionable proposition that people will overpay for mediocre food in order to sit next to the motorcycle that Bruce Willis rode in Pulp Fiction ; and 3) is spending large sums of money to pay an executive to live in Hollywood and build relationships with up-and-coming stars.

  • If so, it didn't work, since oil firms continue to overpay.

  • In the past, Viacom's dogged pursuit of media synergy led it to overpay for everything from Paramount Studios to Blockbuster, and burdened it with a debt load worthy of a small nation.

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