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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of overperform.
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We know mammography overperforms and finds things that will never be life-threatening, and we know it underperforms in some women.
Of course, there's one other critical area where Mitt Romney overperforms Herman Cain:
The film looks likely to register just $60 million-$70 million domestically, suggesting a possible corporate write-off of up to $100 million unless the release dramatically overperforms overseas.
Aussies aren't as bad as made out against the Germans - one team always overperforms/underperforms in Game one - See Russia v Spain in the last Euros - I men Russia in that example.
You'll see that the Dow frequently overperforms on the upside and overperforms on the downside from 1980 onward.
As to be released in the summer, it's always bad timing until a film overperforms and then everybody leaps in and calls it "brilliant counter-programming".
Kiron Kher overperforms in a scene or two, while Bobby Deol appears uptight and restrained.