Example sentences for: overruns

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

  • The WSJ reports that Lockheed, one of the companies in the competition to develop a new fighter airplane for all the services, has thus far racked up $150 million in cost overruns.

  • Other appropriate subheadings might include "cost overruns," "bailout," and "crash and burn."

  • Steady increases in the number of requirements and changes to requirements may indicate that the project is at risk for delays and cost overruns.

  • If the owner does not have the capacity to operate as a smart buyer, the owner risks project schedule and cost overruns and facilities that do not meet performance objectives.

  • The fact that a small number of contracts can determine a company's profit outlook for a decade places a premium on low-balling bids (which leads, almost inevitably, to cost overruns) and influence-currying.


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