OVERSEAS in a Sentence

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 ad.  beyond or across the sea; abroad
Classic Sentence:
1  Pygmalion's hoarded wealth is borne overseas; a woman leads the work.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK FIRST
2  From all quarters they are assembled, ready in heart and fortune, to whatsoever land I will conduct them overseas.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK SECOND
3  Open now the gates of Helicon, goddesses, and stir the song of the band that come the while with Aeneas from the Tuscan borders, and sail in armed ships overseas.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK TENTH
4  On a chance we tried an important-looking door, and walked into a high Gothic library, panelled with carved English oak, and probably transported complete from some ruin overseas.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
5  Wild rumors were circulating about her--how her mother had found her packing her bag one winter night to go to New York and say goodbye to a soldier who was going overseas.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 4
Example Sentence:
1  We should be able to retail most of these products to overseas customers.
2  She'd made some overseas investments as a hedge against rising inflation in this country.
3  He has returned to South Africa from his long overseas trip.
4  The old man is a patriotic overseas Chinese.
5  Most old overseas Chinese keep in the depth of their souls a longing for their motherland.
6  His task will be to duplicate his success overseas here at home.
7  We need to open up overseas markets.
8  The radio station sets up an overseas broadcast program.
9  He lived overseas for many years and never back his mother country.
10  Whereas overseas companies have been shedding activities that are not related to their core competence, Indian companies seem to be going the other way.
11  The former telecommunications magnate is now living overseas, mostly in Dubai and Montenegro, to avoid imprisonment on a corruption conviction.
12  He said the United States had the right to temporarily hold and debrief high value terrorist suspects captured overseas.
13  His favorite-ever gift is rumoredly a white leather toilet seat, which he found so comfy that it now travels with him on overseas tours.
14  The groundscraper at the King's Cross Central development is the latest overseas property deal by the cash-rich U.S. internet group, which will house all of its London staff under one roof.
15  His introspection that afternoon reflected Mr. Obama's journey from the candidate who wanted to wind down America's overseas wars to the commander in chief who just resumed and expanded one.