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  1. overstretch

    • IPA[ˌōvərˈstreCH]

    美式

    • v.
      stretch too much;make excessive demands on
    • n.
      the state of being subject to excessive demands
    • verb: overstretch, 3rd person present: overstretches, gerund or present participle: overstretching, past tense: overstretched, past participle: overstretched

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    動詞

    • 1. stretch too much if you overstretch your Achilles tendon, it can tear never hold your breath and never overstretch
    • 2. make excessive demands on the extra burden of providing cover for a strike would overstretch personnel at home he overstretched himself and lost money heavily on box office flops

    名詞

    • 1. the state of being subject to excessive demands greater numbers allow naval forces to be more places at once without overstretch
    • adj.
      stretched too much: the aches and pains of overstretched muscles

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      stretched too much: the aches and pains of overstretched muscles

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[əʊvəˈstrɛtʃ]

    英式

    • v.
      stretch too much: if you overstretch your Achilles tendon, it can tear never hold your breath and never overstretch
    • n.
      the state of being subject to excessive demands: greater numbers allow naval forces to be more places at once without overstretch

    Oxford Dictionary