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He went on to have a career as an extreme-cleaning specialist and professional downsizer who now appears on two TV series about people dealing with an overflow of stuff.How downsizing expert Matt Paxton helps Americans sort through their stuff|Jura Koncius|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
You can get into overflow and fill them with water at -30 degrees, take them off, dump them out, put them back on, and your feet will warm back up.
We vetted and contracted backup factories who met our high criteria to help work through backlog in case of overflow.This female-founded face mask brand had a wait-list of more than 40,000 customers|Rachel King|January 17, 2021|Fortune
Heavy rains cause overflows that send billions of gallons of effluent into local waterways.
Those in rural areas, in particular, have been grappling with overflow conditions because some of their larger partners in urban centers have stopped accepting transfers.Record numbers of covid-19 patients push hospitals and staffs to the limit|Brittany Shammas, Ariana Eunjung Cha, Ben Guarino, Jacqueline Dupree|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
Today, sewage overflow is rarely an issue in developed cities.The Secret to Tracking Ebola, MERS, and Flu? Sewers|Wudan Yan|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pope Francis urged the local parish to open up a closed monastery on the island to house the overflow.Italian Shipwreck Survivors to be Prosecuted and Fined|Barbie Latza Nadeau|October 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“Barack Obama believes America is in need of great change,” Santorum said to the overflow crowd of 2,500.Rick Santorum Goes After Obama in Feisty Georgia Speech|Patricia Murphy|February 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The overflow crowds were thinning out—and he was becoming less of a novelty.Santorum’s New Hampshire Expectations Plummet as Iowa Glow Wears Off|Lois Romano|January 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
An hour to the north, at the rural Tilton School, Mitt Romney faced his own overflow crowd beneath quietly humming ceiling fans.Mitt Romney Soars, Rick Santorum Struggles as They Battle in the New Hampshire Primary|Howard Kurtz|January 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They would not then have been so annoyed by an overflow of traders nor been rendered the laughing-stock of the community.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
The owners of a well may prevent its overflow and thereby cut off water that formerly ran into a stream.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
How was he to know that these tears were the overflow of a heart that was on the point of bursting from sheer joy?St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
During the fortnight which followed the overflow, every day was employed by Madame Bastien, her son, and David in benevolent work.
It would often overflow the country entirely, were it not that the banks are guarded by dikes, like the dikes of the sea.Rollo in Holland|Jacob Abbott