Thesaurus / overrun
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Despite its successful engine test Thursday, the program has suffered years of setbacks, delays and significant cost overruns.
AS A MEMBER OF CONGRESS, BILL NELSON FLEW TO SPACE. AS NASA ADMINISTRATOR, HE’LL FACE A HOST OF CHALLENGES.CHRISTIAN DAVENPORTMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Construction started in 2017 but mostly stopped in September 2020, after the contractor quit over what it said were 2 ½ years of delays and hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of cost overruns.
PURPLE LINE OPPONENTS ARGUE THAT CONSTRUCTION VIOLATES FEDERAL WATER PROTECTIONSKATHERINE SHAVERMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In response, Metro Chief Operating Officer Joe Leader said software has been updated in 7000-series trains to help prevent overruns while Metro also installs a similar system in 6000-series trains.
SILVER LINE EXTENSION TO DULLES AIRPORT LIKELY TO OPEN AROUND FEBRUARY, METRO SAYSJUSTIN GEORGEMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A Macquarie spokesman declined to comment on the bankruptcies or any cost overruns or delays on the Kentucky project.
MARYLAND SELECTS TRANSURBAN, MACQUARIE TO DEVELOP TOLL LANES FOR BELTWAY, I-270KATHERINE SHAVERFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The cost overruns resulted from a lawsuit, slower-than-expected right of way acquisition and delays in obtaining design and permit approvals.
MARYLAND BOARD APPROVES $250 MILLION LEGAL DEAL TO COMPLETE PURPLE LINE CONSTRUCTIONKATHERINE SHAVERDECEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Before the country was overrun by the white man, they probably inhabited the region bordering on the Mississippi.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
Better let France overrun Hanover, for, as we shall possess her colonies, we can force her to surrender it again.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
They have been sheltering refugees from every nation that has been devastated and overrun by the mad Huns.
PRIVATE PEATHAROLD R. PEAT
The consequence was that the whole city was overrun with pamphlets.
This place is completely overrun by soldiers passing and repassing.
A CONFEDERATE GIRL'S DIARYSARAH MARGAN DAWSON
WORDS RELATED TO OVERRUN
- bring down
- bring to ruin
- do away with
- knock down
- knock over
- put an end to
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