Focus on the pronunciation of overextend
English definition of “overextend”
/ˌəʊvərɪkˈstend/ verb [I or T]
› FINANCE to spend too much money, or borrow more money than you can pay back: It is a sad fact that many people overextended their mortgage commitments and now face difficulties.overextend yourself Borrowers overextend themselves in refinancing to cover unforeseen expenses.
› to try to do more work or other activities than you can manage: overextend yourself The fear of failure can lead young people to overextend themselves. He rejects opportunities that he thinks would overextend the firm's resources.