OVERTIME in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of OVERTIME
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 n.  beyond the regular time
Classic Sentence:
1  They were both of them jovial about the cold in winter and the heat in summer, always ready to work overtime and to meet emergencies.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IX
Example Sentence:
1  He would work overtime, without pay, to finish a job.
2  The union plans to raise the issue of overtime.
3  They're doing/working overtime to get the job finished on time.
4  Most member countries have already legislated against excessive overtime.
5  Steve Smith scored all nine of the Hawks' points in overtime.
6  The union issued an order instructing its members not to work overtime.
7  Even with everyone working overtime, it's still pretty slow going.
8  Workers in big firms receive a substantial part of their pay in the form of bonuses and overtime.
9  She often has to work overtime.