Irwin said that Ivins had been like an “overstretched rubber band”—the “scariest” patient he had ever treated.
UNRWA, already struggling to serve some 455,000 Palestinian Lebanese, readily admits it is overstretched by this new influx.
The U.S. faces structural headwinds to growth, undermining job creation and the safe de-levering of overstretched balance sheets.
An overstretched United States could be ripe for the plucking by a Russian Army secretly building its strength.
It has been overstretched in the process so as to measure six feet; it should be about five feet eight inches.
overstretch o·ver·stretch (ō'vər-strěch')
v. o·ver·stretched, o·ver·stretch·ing, o·ver·stretch·es
To stretch one's body or muscles to the point of strain or injury.
To stretch or extend over.