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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overplay.

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Examples

  • Why "Jephtha," Handel's last oratorio, isn't outrageously overplayed is one of those weird mysteries of life.

    Spend some time and rock a rhyme / I said, It's not that easy

  • Because then we can go down that path and I can bring up examples of other people widely regarded as leaders of the party who do not hold official titles overplayed example: Rush Limbaugh.

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  • ** perhaps if i was old enough to remember clearly what the radio waves sounded like when this song was popular, i might feel differently. i imagine it was heavily overplayed, which is a horrible way to treat an 8 minute song.

    run over by a chevy on memory lane

  • this looks bad. i for one am somewhat tired of this kind of humor, or at least the way it is presented aka the overplayed acting.

    Must Watch: Full Trailer for Jim Carrey's Hilarious Yes Man « FirstShowing.net

  • O I think global warming is undoubtedly real and a serious problem, but I think it has been 'overplayed' by the press, politicians and some organisations.such as

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • O I think global warming is undoubtedly real and a serious problem, but I think it has been 'overplayed' by the press, politicians and some organisations.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Earlier on Monday, Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister Aziz Pahad described as "overplayed" threats by Nigerians to retaliate against

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • STENGEL: Yes, I do think we have kind of overplayed the argument that his voters won't vote for her, her voters won't vote for him.

    CNN Transcript May 7, 2008

  • "I popped out to the perimeter, and (Melvin Scott) kind of overplayed me and I drove to the basket," said Ray about the questionable play.

    USATODAY.com

  • He said that the importance of the policy was "overplayed," but that his government "is phasing it out very rapidly."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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