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


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  • We were never in the same schoolroom, in the same game, scarce even in step together or in the same phase at the same time; when our phases overlapped, that is, it was only for a moment -- he was clean out before I had got well in.

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  • Screenings of acquisition titles overlapped others, forcing teams to split up rather than watch together.

  • Some of these calls overlapped to the same phone lines as needed.


  • THOMAS: Actually, they kind of overlapped because the column started in '84.

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  • But those contracts kind of overlapped and have different time frames to them and generally three to four years in tenure.

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  • In the LAD2 cells, AZIN2 expression overlapped partially with Vamp-8, especially in the peripheral cytoplasm, close to the plasma membrane (

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  • SXSWi was ripe with tech that overlapped and probably should have been rolled into existing organizations.

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  • The package was included in a November Wall Street Journal survey of CEO pay that slightly overlapped the current study.

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  • The heart of this small, thoughtful show is the Phillips's own eponymous canvas begun before 1884, revised c. 1900, a startlingly pared-down painting nominally about two women stretching that resolves itself as a tall rectangle slashed diagonally into a radiant red-orange wall and patchy salmon floor, overlapped by the floating blue semicircle of the dancers' tutus.

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  • "We didn't have information on both parents' work schedules, so we couldn't look at whether they overlapped or complemented each other," Morrissey says.

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