Example sentences for: oversize

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

  • About a month ago, the NYT ran a front-page story revealing that crash tests show sport utility vehicles and pickup trucks are inflicting very high levels of harm to cars and their occupants in collisions, and today the Times brings word that in response, some big insurance companies are raising their liability rates on the oversize vehicles.

  • Cabezudos, meanwhile, are usually oversize cartoon heads of well-known personalities or types.

  • In Puerto Vallarta, a cruise may be on any type vessel, from a charter sailboat to an oversize catamaran, even to an exact replica of Christopher Columbus’s Santa Maria.

  • The Times wonders whether the adjustments will hurt oversize vehicle sales, but goes on to observe that their owners are perhaps too prosperous to be affected, reporting that the typical Chevrolet Suburban buyer is now more affluent than the typical Cadillac buyer, and that the average household buying a Range Rover or Lexus LX450 makes $360,000 a year.

  • What's the point of getting rich and flaunting your wealth through conspicuous consumption if everybody on your block is collecting vintage wines and building oversize vacation homes?


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