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


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  • For years now, the political elite has overpromised and underdelivered, which is why they keep losing elections.

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  • Though thankfully no one died of dysentery (in spite of a few “unforeseen detours”), it turned out that the parade and mayoral greeting were just the beginning of several oversold and underdelivered promises from management.

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  • Add in costs like a stay at the Beverly Hills Hotel to the tune of $9099, with a dinner/drinks tab at the Four Seasons (which, to my taste is way overpriced and underdelivered, there are all kinds of places in Beverly and Hollywood where you can get delivered value for that kind of money) $6596.

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  • Without more successes, it also risks being compromised as having overpromised and underdelivered within an institution that is looking for reasons not to adapt.

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  • The reason is simple: President Barack Obama overpromised on his stimulus package and then grossly underdelivered.

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  • In fact, all the evidence so far tells us that the current $787 billion stimulus package has overpromised and underdelivered, especially when it comes to creating jobs.

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  • That could be a team that appears entitled, one that's overpromised and underdelivered, or a team that appears to break the rules or gets special privileges.

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  • For two election cycles, the winners overpromised and underdelivered.

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  • Mr. Feinberg has overpromised and underdelivered.

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  • Gray Lady: Fenty "overpromised and underdelivered after a record-breaking snowstorm in February, and that, among other perceived sins, helped lead to his primary loss this year" New York Times

    DeMorning DeBonis: Dec. 31, 2010


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