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overshoot

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Motor vehicles
overshooto‧ver‧shoot /ˌəʊvəˈʃuːt $ ˌoʊvər-/ verb (past tense and past participle overshot /-ˈʃɒt $ -ˈʃɑːt/) [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 TTCto accidentally go a little further than you intended 🔊 The plane overshot the runway and plunged into a ditch.2 to spend more money than you had intended 🔊 The school has overshot its cash limit.overshoot /ˈəʊvəʃuːt $ ˈoʊvər-/ noun [countable]
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Examples from the Corpus
overshootThe tower acknowledged him, once more ordering the Ilyushin to overshoot.I tried to turn in behind him but found that I was going to overshoot and pulled away to starboard.An approaching Ilyushin passenger-jet was told to overshoot as the tower lined Duncan up on the runway.The budget deficit will probably overshoot its target of 5.8 percent of GDP.A Hillman Imp, a roof rack, the beak of an upturned canoe overshooting its windscreen.I allowed about six feet at first, just in case Dawn overshot the glove.A commuter plane overshot the runway Sunday night in Augusta.The airbrakes can then be reduced once it is clear that the glider will not overshoot with full airbrake.
From Longman Business Dictionaryovershooto‧ver‧shoot /ˌəʊvəˈʃuːtˌoʊvər-/ verb (past tense and past participle overshot /-ˈʃɒt-ˈʃɑːt/) [transitive] to go past a figure or level that was set as a limit or targetMoney supply grew at a rapid rate in January, and overshot the German central bank’s 5.5% limit. opposite undershootovershooting noun [uncountable]There would be a continuing problem of overshooting or undershooting.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
overshoot
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyovershoot
he, she, itovershoots
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyovershot
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave overshot
he, she, ithas overshot
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad overshot
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill overshoot
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have overshot
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam overshooting
he, she, itis overshooting
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you, we, theyare overshooting
Past
I, he, she, itwas overshooting
you, we, theywere overshooting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been overshooting
he, she, ithas been overshooting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been overshooting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be overshooting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been overshooting
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