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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of overstretch.

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Examples

  • If it overstretches, concern will grow it is sacrificing balance-sheet strength for sales.

    First Solar Flies Too Close to the Sun

  • Now the enemies are the welfare state and, again, global capitalism, which underwrites and overstretches the states.

    Shock of Gray

  • Some may feel that the resultant drama overstretches its single central gag a fake Bolshoi at large in France, but I found the emotional crescendo increasingly engaging and the rousing finale had me cheering.

    Mark Kermode's DVD round-up

  • This not only overstretches the IT band, making it sore, but can also aggravate the bursa of the hip, creating hip bursitis.

    ChiRunning

  • Mr Buckley, Jr is quoted as saying “The neoconservative hubris, which sort of assigns to America some kind of geo-strategic responsibility for maximizing democracy, overstretches the resources of a free country.”

    Firedoglake » Can Republicans Put Country Before Party?

  • And "The neoconservative hubris, which sort of assigns to America some kind of geo-strategic responsibility for maximizing democracy, overstretches the resources of a free country."

    Firedoglake » Can Republicans Put Country Before Party?

  • Lengthening a muscle without contracting it at the same time overstretches the muscle and dramatically increases your risk of injury.

    The Genius of Flexibility

  • Mapisa-Nqakula said the ANC would propose to Parliament's rules committee that the National Assembly's defence committee be abolished as "the existence of two committees overstretches both our human and financial resources".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • That self-absolution reinforces their parochialism even as it intensifies American resentments over unequal burden sharing, overstretches American power, and tempts the American public with escapist isolationism.

    Out of Control

  • It has discarded Cold War ideologies and has recognized that militarism and empire building overstretches a nation's resources.

    WN.com - Photown News

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