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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of overbook.

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Examples

  • Lastminute. com's rules say that hotels should not speak directly to customers and if a hotel mistakenly overbooks it becomes responsible for finding and paying for alternative accommodation.

    I wanted a hotel room – but checked into customer service hell

  • When a hotel overbooks, 75% expect transportation to and a complimentary room at a comparable hotel.

    Hotel Hot Sheet

  • She also overbooks and leaves you without a place to stay.

    Beware of Izumi Von Hardenberg

  • Please let me know what your experiences have been with this airline which overcharges and overbooks, as well as any positive experiences, too.

    America West Airlines...���Muy, muy malo!!!

  • I think what irritated me the most is that she continously overbooks herself.

    bettyalready Diary Entry

  • Because of this and other tragedies, one could argue that over the course of roughly the last year, passengers on Carnival Cruises, which boasts a fleet capacity of slightly over 200,000 passengers and frequently overbooks that capacity, were almost twice as likely to be the victims of manslaughter than residents of Detroit

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Thanks to a better understanding of its booking patterns, Mr. Casey said American now overbooks about 5 percent of its seats, down from about 12 percent a decade ago.

    NYT > Home Page

  • While nearly every university overbooks each year, relying on sophisticated algorithms that predict just how many admitted students will probably go elsewhere, Iowa officials were surprised to learn this spring how far off they were in their math.

    post-gazette.com - News

  • (7.12.09 - Day 73) alli and i were stuck at the airport for over 24 hrs (and still counting!) because airlines overbooks their flights ... this video expresses our opinions based on OUR experience ... make sure to follow us on twitter and my facebook so you can see extra footage and photos! Charles '

    WN.com - Articles related to Changi Airport Cargo Growth Slows

  • Owner overbooks reservations, forcing regulars to wait 45

    chicagotribune.com - News

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