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How to use over-working in a sentence

  • The best of the legal profession consists in this;—that when you get fairly at work you may give over working.

    The Eustace Diamonds | Anthony Trollope
  • Some roads make such engineers line officers by giving them extensive authority over working forces.

  • There are few dangers in child training more real than the danger of over working the emotional appeal.

    Study of Child Life | Marion Foster Washburne
  • If this cannot be done but by over-working, then it had better not be done; for of all things, that must be avoided.

    Friends in Council | Arthur Helps
  • I am not quite sure, however, but I hurt myself more by drinking too much cold water than by over-working.

    The Young Man's Guide | William A. Alcott

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