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 Meanings and Examples of OVERALL
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 a.  general; comprehensive; from one end to the other; including everything
Classic Sentence:
1  It fits pretty well," she said, looking down at the white overalls, "except that the tunic, or whatever you call it, is long in the sleeve.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure
2  The bottom of the overalls I can turn up inside.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure
3  He had changed from her friend to a cynical man in overalls.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
4  At the corner of the Moroseyka, opposite a large house with closed shutters and bearing a bootmaker's signboard, stood a score of thin, worn-out, gloomy-faced bootmakers, wearing overalls and long tattered coats.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXIII
Example Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
16  I hope u'll be more positive overall.
17  He made a very positive contribution to the overall success of the project.
18  There's been an overall improvement recently.
19  The first move has been in converting to a project-based resource allocation system rather than funding an overall area of activity.
20  Their overall strategy is quite good, but one or two of the details could be improved.
21  It's all part of an overall strategy to gain promotion.
22  The overall strategy involves a major improvement to the built environment.
23  There is no convincing explanation of the overall structure of the universe.
24  He says the international community has reached what he calls a critical time in the overall effort to bring stability to Afghanistan.
25  They are beginning the assessment of the overall need for reconstruction and rehabilitation.
26  His overall Latin American policy is just as troubling so no country welcomes his visiting until now.
27  The most prominent is the almost total domination of the top overall rankings by smaller communities.
28  To remain in good academic standing, a student must meet all progression milestones and maintain an overall average of at least B.
29  Not every skit is funny, but overall I enjoy the program.
30  While it has been lightly dipped and lightly cleaned, the overall look of the coin is appealing.