Example sentences for: overrun

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

  • This left the country to be overrun by various barbarian tribes, especially the Vandals.

  • Throughout Serbia, old and young, front-liners and mountain villagers, find themselves regularly overrun by new official vocabularies and new slang as the status quo of the country tilts and changes.

  • Within 10 years, they had overrun most of Spain.

  • On the whole, the national press has a sneering stereotypical view of the state, which you'd think was overrun with oil-slicked bumpkins, tyrannical high-school football coaches, mechanical-bull-riding smoothies, and the odd computer geek, but no one sneers with more relish than the Times . Maybe it dates back to the trouble Molly Ivins had as the paper's Denver bureau chief.

  • Even if editors at the Times really did consider Texas to be, as you put it, overrun with oil-slicked bumpkins, tyrannical high-school football coaches, mechanical-bull-riding smoothies, and the odd computer geek--and let's be honest here, Evan, that's not an entirely inaccurate depiction--I'm still not sure many Texans would even notice.


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