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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of overachieve.


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  • Maybe small press will now become "big" press so long as it never overachieves.

    Test Drive Into Paterson, New Jersey Proves Scary philreed 2009

  • In a summer full of overdone blockbusters (hello, Captain America?) and wan, airless independent films (The Future - urrgh), it's nice to find an old-fashioned low-budget genre film that overachieves.

    Marshall Fine: HuffPost Review: Attack the Block Marshall Fine 2011

  • In relative terms, "comedy overachieves in Washington," Smardak says.

    In D.C., getting the last laugh over N.Y. and L.A. 2010

  • At the beginning of the second part of this novella, Marlow overhears two other employees of the Company, complaining of a colleague who overachieves in delivering ivory.

    Heart of Darkness And America's Gloomy History 2008

  • Defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli called him a "great talent that overachieves."

    News - 2011

  • Not a patch on someone like Moyes imo who consistently overachieves despite his squad / financial constrains.

    The Guardian World News Paul Doyle 2011

  • Every once in a while there is a really bright class that overachieves and then that is followed by an average to less than average class.

    Crooks and Liars karoli 2011

  • If it has a small payroll and overachieves such as Maddon's Rays, the perspective is different. Top Stories 2011

  • Andrew Garcia has his acoustic gender-switching "Straight Up" and "Genie In A Bottle" covers; Casey James has several good performances and looks like a model; Aaron Kelly is the Wee Country Singer who always, always overachieves in the

    NPR Topics: News 2010

  • But the inside linebackers are continually in flux, the line rarely overachieves, and that leaves a young and talented secondary that doesn't have much support when it has a long night. Front Page 2010


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