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  • v  tax excessively
    Don't overtax my constituents!

  • He suggests schools and employers waive attendance policies rather than overtax the health-care system by requiring written excuses.
  • They gobble up valuable farm land, pollute the environment, overtax local services, create great traffic snarls, and all too often are vast asphalt eyesores.
  • Some feared the week-long festival of faith would overtax police and emergency workers.

  • Lou Piniella in SI.com
    He might pitch 32. You never know,Piniella said. "We're going to watch his pitch count, keep him strong. The kid loves to compete, but at the same time we're aware he's had some physical problems and we're not going to overtax him."
  • Brian Sabean in San Jose Mercury News
    We know what we have in Pablo and we won't overtax him,Sabean said.
  • Joe Manchin in istockAnalyst.com (press release)
    The bottom line is, they continue to try to overregulate and overtax,said Manchin, a Democrat. "I'm not being critical. I'm being very factual with what I see."

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