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English definition of “overreach”

overreach

verb uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈriːtʃ/ us    /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/
overreach yourself to fail by trying to achieve, spend, or do more than you can manage: Companies that overreach themselves soon find themselves in debt.Failing and doing badly
(Definition of overreach from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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