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oh ver step

  • v  pass beyond (limits or boundaries)
  • v  be superior or better than some standard

  • Pelosi made clear to me that she considered Hayden, now Deputy Director of National Intelligence, an honorable man who would not overstep his bounds.
  • Any overstep will be trumpeted.
  • As if to prove that point, at the same time Chinese bloggers were celebrating their victory, a mainland court handed down an ugly reminder of what happens to those who overstep the .
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  • Poll: Is NSA data collecting necessary, or did the government overstep?
    It was revealed last week that the National Security Agency has been collecting data about US citizens. Do you think this is necessary for national security, or did the NSA overstep?
    June 18, 2013 - Austin Daily Herald
  • Get An Inside Look As This Poor Lamborghini Crashes On The Track
    Driving on a track is a lot of fun, but sometimes you overstep the bounds. Like this Lamborghini Gallardo Super Trofeo that takes a wild ride at 150 MPH. The scene is the Misano Circuit in Italy, on a tricky nearly flat out right hander at the end of the straight. The poor little Lambo overcooks it, gets loose, and then hits the walls. Thankfully, it's still drivable. I've actually driven Misano ...
    June 13, 2013 - Jalopnik
  • In Which a Secret Intelligence Court Fights Back Against More Secrecy
    The secret court at the center of the National Security Agency surveillance debate has a bit of a reputation. It's supposed to act as a check on the executive, making sure it doesn't overstep its bounds when eavesdropping on terrorism suspects. In reality, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court hardly ever says no to a request. Critics have called the court a "rubber stamp" that obeys the ...
    June 12, 2013 - National Journal via Yahoo! News

  • Kurt Busch in FOXNews
    What I really enjoy about Steve is the confidence he gives me in the car and the adjustments that he makes,Kurt Busch said. "When we come into the sport, you're going to drive the wheels off anything, and you can overstep the line and...
  • Stan Van Gundy in SI.com
    I really did try to sort of sit back and watch practice, but I just kept drifting down to the court more and more,Van Gundy said. "I didn't overstep what those guys were doing, but my voice started to be heard a little more. It's hard to...
  • Vladimir Putin in Times Online
    His notion of a unitary executive, meaning that, in time of war, essentially all power, you know, goes to the executive, I think is dead wrong. I think it was mistaken. I think it caused this administration, in adopting that notion, to overstep its... Joe Biden http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Biden&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGfV3iqiFvyt3gg5wYE9YfDMOzy4Q FOXNews http://www.google.com/url?q=http://feeds.foxnews.com/~r/foxnews/politics/~3/9QA2fcbES7A/cheney-mocks-biden-defends-rumsfeld-fox-news-sunday-interview&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHK9HipOtcMHiL9whArwYOd_azF4w Dec 21, 2008 71307 149713 overstepped Speaking at a security conference in Munich attended by Ali Larijani, Iran's chief nuclear negotiator, Putin said the US had overstepped its national borders in every way" by resorting to force that was "almost uncontained". "This is...

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