Overreach in a sentence as a verb

I use an ad blocker because web ads overreach.

Did they handle this poorly and overreach greatly?

There are lots of patriots and good people in the CIA/NSA/FBI but it is not their job to contain overreach, it is the people.

They overreach by trying to annex large parts of the world, spend all of their resources doing so and eventually implode.

I think this might be an overreach - the GoDaddy boycott worked because there are plenty of alternatives.

The degree of militarization of, and breathtaking overreach by law enforcement depicted here is stunning.

You are giving a pass to disgraceful prosecution tactics including intimidation and overreach.

In some of my not-entirely-sober states of mind I have sometimes thought of ways to eliminate prosecutorial overreach.

Immigrants have a uniquely difficult problem in the failure cases implied in that sentence, because they don't have access to many of the toothy, enshrined-for-generations remedies that citizens have with regards to overreach by agents of the government.

Overreach definitions


fail by aiming too high or trying too hard


beat through cleverness and wit; "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"

See also: outwit outsmart outfox beat circumvent