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overtax

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Tax
overtaxo‧ver‧tax /ˌəʊvəˈtæks $ ˌoʊvər-/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 WORK HARDto make someone do more than they are really able to do, so that they become very tiredovertax yourself 🔊 Be careful you don’t overtax yourself.2 PETto make people pay too much tax
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overtaxSince the operation, he's been careful not to overtax himself.His friend fears the difficult work may overtax his weak brain.
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Verb table
overtax
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyovertax
he, she, itovertaxes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyovertaxed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave overtaxed
he, she, ithas overtaxed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad overtaxed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill overtax
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have overtaxed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam overtaxing
he, she, itis overtaxing
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you, we, theyare overtaxing
Past
I, he, she, itwas overtaxing
you, we, theywere overtaxing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been overtaxing
he, she, ithas been overtaxing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been overtaxing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be overtaxing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been overtaxing
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