overstretch


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Defenders of the all-volunteer force believe the military can solve these overstretch problems the way it fixed earlier problems: recruit more troops with higher pay and better benefits.
We urge tenants attending an open house viewing, or who are seriously considering submitting a secret bid, to have a budget in mind, stick to their limit and not be tempted to overstretch themselves just to secure their desired property.
So I believe this side should go in exactly the same fashion and overstretch themselves.
The word overstretch implies that what we are doing now is not sustainable.
The most visible symptom of overstretch, however, is its effects on the Guard and Reserves, who make up a little less than half of the Pentagon's available personnel and two-thirds of the Army's.
A humid climate will also contribute to the shoe's rapid breakdown because running in a wet shoe will overstretch the shoe's upper aspect (the usually canvas portion) while overcompressing the shoe's lower aspect (the three layers of sole) (Figure 1).
On the other hand, there is also such a thing as imperial overstretch.
3Don't overstretch yourself - don't tackle a fancy Gordon Ramsay meal for your first attempt as it won't work.