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overextended -- as in: financially overextended
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  • I can’t buy a new car. I’m already overextended.
  • Our staff was overextended, but I was thrilled with the talented lawyers and professionals we had working with us.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • I had overextended myself in other ways, too.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • He’d have his secretary check his schedule to make sure he wasn’t overextending himself .
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook

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  • It would overextend her powers.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • We’re overextended!
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • We are poor, overextended, and low on supplies, and few recruits are joining us from the Empire.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • That he’d overextended the school’s finances.
    Robert Cormier  --  The Chocolate War
  • The organization was already overextended, with large projects all over the world.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • He overextended himself.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity

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  • He was sweating profusely, and his face was flushed an unhealthy, overextended crimson.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • On the fourth or fifth thrust, the tall woman overextended herself and lost her balance, just for a second.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Game of Thrones
  • To the south we have outflanked or broken through the German lines in several places, and I am told some of our overextended units were encircled.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • In a stress-defying bid for unrealistic expansion, his father had overextended himself, committing enormous sums of money that existed only in his imagination and in the minds of avaricious bankers.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Don’t overextend " the Healer began.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • As Eragon twisted, he overextended and strained his back.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • That was his exact word, ’overextended.’
    Robert Cormier  --  The Chocolate War
  • At the other end of the parade ground, I heard Gauldin Grace’s harsh, overextended voice screaming out the findings of the honor court.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • In these dreams I satisfied my own sick and overextended need to be my own greatest hero.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • We’re just so overextended—"
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
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