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  • v. Present participle of overstretch.


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  • QUESTION: I understand the idea of overstretching our resources.

    Transcript - The Hon Stephen Smith MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs

  • Turmes, who called the plan a "manipulation of politicians, media and the broader public," argued that the Commission was "overstretching" the EU's gas supply concerns while ignoring the bloc's near total dependence on oil for the transport sector.


  • As for the idea that it is "overstretching" to become as good as foreign flag carriers … give me a #@*\% break!

    The Cranky Flier

  • Pressure is growing, certainly in the United States, after all the Obama administration now faces a possible censure in Congress, and in Europe there is growing anxiety about the resources available, particularly in Britain, where there has been complaints from the First Sea Lord, and also from the second in command of the Air Force, about the danger of overstretching very limited resources, Joffe said.

    Pressure Mounts on NATO as Drone Helicopter Goes Missing in Libya

  • The pro-business FDP has spent most of the year mired in personnel discussions and disputes about the right way to deal with the euro zone's debt crisis without overstretching Germany's commitments to rescue efforts.

    German Coalition Party Delivers Boost to Merkel

  • Investors can take comfort Land Securities isn't overstretching itself.

    Land Securities' Development Gamble

  • The heads of Britain's armed forces have expressed worries that the country's relatively modest intervention in Libya is overstretching a force already heavily committed in Afghanistan.

    U.K. Cuts to Military Will Curb Influence

  • Empires therefore always end of overstretching themselves, and in doing so hasten their own disintegration.

    Mahmood Delkhasteh: Murdoch's Empire Is Collapsing: What Is Next?

  • Some EBRD shareholders have expressed unease at the risk of overstretching from broadening the mandate of helping communist countries make the transition to market economies.

    EBRD Votes to Extend Lending Program

  • The hormone relaxin, which your body is producing to help your pelvis open up to deliver the baby, puts your muscles, tendons, and ligaments at risk of overstretching and injury if you try to lift anything too heavy.

    The Mommy Diet


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