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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of overcorrect.
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But the “percent of growth” way of talking overcorrects too far in the other direction, treating growth only as a joint product without bothering much about the extent to which differential returns represent differential inputs.
But in doing so Gilroy, like Brantley and Fender, overcorrects.
Similarly, she dismisses "uncritical critical admirers" of the roistering Sir John Falstaff -- who, for Bloom, is both "the image of freedom's wit" and his own alter ego -- and overcorrects by calling Plump Jack as merely "a diverting and amusing stage presence."
The problem is the market typically overcorrects on both the upside and downside.
Just about every rollover in an SUV is caused when the harebrained driver overcorrects after panicking from veering off into the shoulder.
In making Darwin pathologically despondent for much of the movie, the film overcorrects the cliché that rationality and passion are mutually exclusive.