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

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Examples

  • Either you think soda pop is some near-necessity, for which forbearance would represent a "hard choice" or you think it is one of many products that are vastly overconsumed in our country, to the great detriment of the 6-pack a day drinkers and the general society.

    How to Solve the Budget Standoff: Soda Tax « PubliCola

  • What seems free will always be overconsumed, compared to the choices a normal consumer would make.

    Hoosiers and Health Savings Accounts

  • I think the point is that many externality problems can be solved by properly ‘enclosing’ the overconsumed resource such that it becomes subject to market forces.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Lesson of the Lorax:

  • In later life, the mighty khan overstretched his empire, overconsumed, and increasingly retreated to the grasslands where he felt most comfortable.40 After the death of his son, he began binge eating, eventually dying in 1294, massively overweight and suffering from gout.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • When animal protein is overconsumed, it depletes chi because of the intense processing it requires.

    ChiRunning

  • To summarize, during the 30 days of the test, he overconsumed 48,659 calories.

    Anthony Colpo: a man obsessed | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • The point is that the price of gasoline used for driving does not encapsulate all of the costs of its usage, and therefore is overconsumed.

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  • Taking a good-quality fish oil supplement will provide you with the omega-3 fatty acids you need to burn stored fat and eliminate excess omega-6 fatty acids, especially those from processed foods that are overconsumed in the standard American diet.

    The Fiber35 Diet

  • Because, reading the table of contents makes me feel that the subject is overconsumed. ahmad seddighi

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  • : I think this is just an example of the basic economic point that a free good is likely to be overconsumed.

    The Volokh Conspiracy

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