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


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  • Now, Mr. Otteau said, the market has "overcorrected," and this will continue.

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  • The bus, which had an invalid license plate, drifted off a rural two-lane road before the driver "overcorrected" and swerved back, patrol spokesman Patrick Landreth said. - Latest News

  • The bus was about 10 miles from its destination when it drifted to one side of the road for about half a mile before the driver "overcorrected" and swerved back.

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  • A witness said the bus carrying the driver and 42 passengers to Colusa Casino Resort drifted off a rural two-lane road before the driver "overcorrected" and swerved back.

  • Police in California said the driver of a charter bus "overcorrected" when it drifted to one side of a road, resulting in a crash that killed 10 people. - News

  • Driving too fast around a curve on Highway 1, he'd overcorrected, landing the car in a ditch.

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  • Gomez reportedly overcorrected, causing the car to roll and eject her, and then she was pinned from the waist down when the car landed on top of her.

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  • Police said the bus hit the pickup, veered onto the left shoulder of the road, then overcorrected in the opposite direction and rolled once before landing on its wheels.

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  • "The market may have overcorrected a bit by shutting these down entirely," she says.

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  • Bankers pointed to the rules as a further sign that credit standards, which had grown incredibly loose during the middle of the past decade, had overcorrected.

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