Example sentences for: overstepped

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

  • Supporters of the claim that many judges had overstepped their authority, and that overly strict standards made it very difficult to end court intervention.

  • "Storm-trooper tactics," says Al Hunt ( Capital Gang ); "Overstepped the bounds," complains Morton Kondracke ( The McLaughlin Group ). Newsweek 's Eleanor Clift ( McLaughlin Group ) sees a supreme perversity--Starr is the one suborning perjury, she charges.

  • The editorial pages seize on McCain's FCC letters, with the WP saying he "badly overstepped the rules," and the NYT calling the letters "improper."

  • At best, Gore's gaffe revealed a candidate so eager to pander to a Democratic constituency that he lost his bearings and overstepped the bounds of good political judgment.

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