How to use Overboard in a sentence
You must either jump overboard into the sea or be slain with your own sword.
Something you want badly to shove overboard.
You don't want to go overboard, after all.
A sufficient length of cable to reach the shore or the cable-house is paid overboard and coiled on a raft or rafts, or on the deck of a steam-launch, in order to be connected with the shore.
On the south of the harbour is an obelisk in memory of Captain Skinner, of the steam packets, washed overboard in 1833.Advertisement
When witness went on the bridge the captain was just jumping overboard to a small seaplane.
Do not go overboard with purchasing lawn ornaments.
There is no need to go overboard in high fashion or overly revealing outfits.
After the " final splice," as it is termed, between these ends has been made, the bight, made fast to a slip rope, is lowered overboard, the slip rope cut, and the cable allowed to sink by its own weight to its resting-place on the sea bed.
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In 1770 Captain Cook here beached his ship the "Endeavour," to repair the damage caused by her striking a reef in the neighbourhood of the estuary, which he could only clear by throwing his guns overboard.
The systems of Plato and Aristotle sought to adjust the rival claims of physics and ethics (although the supremacy of the latter was already acknowledged); but the popular religions were thrown overboard.
They affirmed that he had remained behind at Tarentum; upon which they were suddenly confronted by Anion himself, arrayed in the same garments in which he had leapt overboard.
Bald Eagle - I went a bit overboard with the farmyard noises on this, but I liked the way Winston hit the anvil.
Practice Man Overboard Drill regularly - This can be achieved by using a fender and bucket as your casualty.Advertisement
Now, how was Arion saved from drowning when he leaped overboard?
The delirious sapper officer who was originally in command, disappears overboard during the night.
Do n't go overboard, but do n't turn up on your date in scruffy jeans and T-shirt either.
Despite what many of the Help files say, do n't go overboard and think of every possible synonym.
Men are tossing overboard rafts, lifebelts, benches, pieces of wood, anything that will float.Advertisement
If despite all your efforts the product date is slipping meaningfully, start throwing features overboard.
One year olds can become overwhelmed pretty easily, so try not to go overboard on the excitment.
With the amount of cute items out there, it's easy to go overboard making your baby's nursery into a beautiful and peaceful place.
A stuffed animal or two, strategically placed, will accentuate your baby's nursery with Looney Tunes theme without going overboard.
If you're only going to be hiking once every two or three months, don't go overboard with spending a lot of money on boots!Advertisement
You can control the amount of cushion with how many times your wrap the batting around, but don't go overboard or your perch base will be too bulky.
Champagne cocktails are a lot of fun to drink, but it's very easy to go overboard once things get going.
The key with introducing patriotic home décor into your home is not to go overboard with bold colors and patterns.
Don't go overboard, too many things on the walls creates clutter.
Don't go overboard; too many things on the walls creates clutter.
A zebra print wall border might just be the answer for people who want to indulge in their wild side without going overboard.
Make sure the colors compliment each other (as long as they remind you of the beach, it's hard to go wrong), and don't go overboard and use too many.
If you think you may have gone overboard with something, you probably have.
While tempting to go all out with an amazing new look, or to pile on the products for a flawless appearance, try to resist going overboard.
A shimmery eye shadow with just a hint of glitter can help add a little glamour to prom makeup, without going overboard.
Pink is a versatile color that allows gals to go glam without going overboard.
The key to accentuating your eyes without going overboard with MAC's Fluidline eyeliner gel is proper application.
In that case, don't go overboard on the eye makeup.
One way to avoid going overboard on a smoky eye look is to forgo liquid liner, which is often dramatic and attention-getting all by itself.
While metallic colors are just what you need to put a whimsical touch on your look, don't go overboard.
A classic bridal look usually involves bringing out and defining the eyes or lips, without going overboard with too much color.
Creative doesn't mean going overboard with sexual innuendos.
It can also be difficult for dedicated athletes to recognize the line between optimal conditioning and going overboard.
Be sure not to go overboard and get a huge corsage because it won't be comfortable for your date to wear all night.
You don't have to go overboard, but there's nothing wrong with a splash of something different now and then.
While it is not unheard of for a bride to be 'overdone' in regards to cosmetics, jewelry, and accessories, the use of a bridal tiara in and of itself certainly does not mean a bride is going overboard.
Be sure you want to go overboard before signing a contract.
The key to accenting a black and white cake is to not go overboard with the color.
Just don't go overboard with decorations or elaborate cards.
Silver, peach, brown, or dark red can all make a darker décor really stand out and look elegant, and there are other tricks to put a Halloween touch on your reception without going overboard.
It's easy to go overboard when you find a pattern that you love.
Keep in mind, however, that patterns that are commanding in appearance usually dictate that the rest of the room remain understated so as not to go overboard.
Management agreed, but Cook went overboard and over time, ignoring the club's red light, which meant his routine had to finish.
Again, as with plastic surgery, celebrities can go overboard with dieting.
Do you think celebrities go overboard with the type and amount of treatments they receive?
Natalie Wood - The beautiful actress drowned in late 1981 in a boating accident, where she reportedly fell overboard.
With the Internet bringing people together for all sorts of reasons, it's no surprise that fans of Marie Osmond have been defending her against all the claims that she's gone overboard with her cosmetic procedures.
Just remember not to go overboard in your quest for self-sufficiency.
Passengers dive overboard (with permission) to swim while in port, sleep on deck under the stars, or otherwise experience a truly carefree sailing cruise.
Fortunately, you don't have to go overboard planning a vow renewal service all by yourself.
If there is even a hint that you may lose your job, dress professionally, every day, but don't go overboard (if your boss doesn't wear a tie, you shouldn't either).
The problem starts when men go overboard with the accessorizing.
A small amount of spandex can be beneficial for form-fittnig styles, but don't go overboard.
Along the same lines, a peek of a sexy camisole can transform your everyday suit into something much more alluring - without going overboard or being inappropriate.
Adults and children should know what to do should someone fall overboard (i.e. how to help or who to tell).
These unique frames have a fresh look, but don't go overboard in shape or color.
Consider your overall average usage with all these things considered, and then select a plan that fits these needs without going overboard.
Learn step-by-step, and also get an idea of some of the costumes that can be worn for the samba without going overboard into the realm of Carnevale wear.
Use this color in your bedroom, but again, don't go overboard.
Many short hair trends come and go, and having a bob is an easy way to test the waters and try out something fun without going overboard.
Now that you have found so many places to find bargain maternity clothes, be careful not to go overboard.
You don't have to go overboard when you're purchasing an exotic swimsuit, just ramp up the interest level a little bit.
If you're lounging poolside and don't plan to take the plunge, black and white plastic or wooden bracelets will look classy without going overboard on stripes.
Remember, though, not to go overboard; if you're wearing a statement necklace, don't add rings and bracelets to the equation.
If you prefer a more subtle look, small cheetah or leopard spots can give you a touch of the wild without going overboard.
If you don't take advantage of that in a way that includes beading and sequins on your dress (in small doses-you still shouldn't go overboard), you can add pizzazz with jewelry.
Adding songs such as Jingle Bell Rock, Frosty the Snowman, and I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus to the music lineup will keep the festive mood alive without going overboard on truly crazy songs.
It is possible to go overboard, so gauge accordingly.
One of the many great things about Mardi Gras face masks is that there is absolutely no way you can go overboard.
Do not go overboard and tell her that she is the most beautiful person in the world repeatedly.
Women love gifts, especially in the beginning, but don't go overboard.
Just because Diamonique is cheaper than real diamonds don't go overboard with the size of the stone.
Everyday satchels and shoulder bags are available in modest sizes that offer just the right amount of space to be practical without going overboard.
The expansive nature of Jupiter is often seen in Pisces as they tend to go "overboard" in love.
Authoritative parents provide clear and consistent boundaries, offer love and support, and are responsive to their child's needs without going overboard with what they allow.
It just proves that a woman doesn't have to go overboard or reveal too much of anything in order to look alluring.
Medium heels are the most popular as they maximize leg length without going overboard.
You don't have to go overboard when it comes to doing as you say you will.
While you don't need to go overboard with the amount of memory you purchase, ensure that you'll have enough for several years.
You don't need to go overboard to see results, just make sure that you challenge yourself while hitting the major muscle groups of the abdomen and core.
This also allows you to achieve the flavor of the feta, without necessarily having to go overboard with the cheese.
These are great for timid girls who want to do something a little unexpected with their lingerie wardrobe without going overboard.
Investing in a quarter cup bra is a great way to feel more sensual and sexy without going overboard.
Figure enhancing styles like lace-up corsets with bows, lace, and garter belts inspired by stars like Marilyn Monroe may be just the answer for a romantic soul looking to spice up the bedroom without going overboard.
Instead of just a few decorative accents, go overboard with great details that will make your guests smile.
It can be too easy to go overboard in creating the perfect Sweet Sixteen party.
Not only is this fun, but if people are in costume, they might be less likely to go overboard in drinking.
Budget-friendly - Ordering custom-made invitations can get quite pricey, but creating your own invites can save you money if you don't go overboard on the materials you use.
It's better to go overboard here than to risk ruining the surprise!
Don't go overboard - There isn't anything a teen hates worse than a parent who goes overboard in a celebration.
Try to bring out the best aspects of your personality without going overboard.
Most often, these foreclosures are the result of the combination of the show going overboard with the homes, and the families not being ready to handle their new fortune.
Oftentimes the brides have gone a little overboard in their themes or simply do not have the money to effectively pull off the concepts in their minds.
A classic, the Kiss My Face Peaches and Crème Moisturizer is a decadent treat for anyone who enjoys a faintly sweet scent that doesn't go overboard.
Retweeting and sharing links are great, but you don't want to go overboard.
This one clung to him as if he were the only thing preventing her from being swept overboard.
The purser, however, made it appear that he had again jumped overboard, concealed him for some days - generally inside one of the saloon sofas - and helped him to get ashore in disguise at Vera Cruz.
He sailed on the 21st of June, and after chasing the British frigate "Belvidera" (36), which escaped into Halifax by throwing boats, &c., overboard, stood across the North Atlantic in search of a West Indian convoy, which he failed to sight, returning by the 31st of August to Boston.
The Cinque Port seamen returned in triumph, towing their prizes, after throwing the common soldiers overboard, and taking the knights to ransom according to the custom of the age.
Thus, if goods to the value of £soo have been thrown overboard for the general safety, the owner of those goods must not receive the full £ioo in contribution.
He touched at Stromo in the Faroe Islands for water, and on the r 5th of June off Newfoundland the "Half-Moon" "spent overboard her foremast."
Owing largely to the folly of his Greek servant, who, without his master's knowledge, threw overboard the drinking-water to lighten the boat, the explorer after circumnavigating the sea reached Jericho in an exhausted condition, and was there attacked by a severe fever.
One prospector catches a brief glimpse of his card when it's blown overboard by a sudden gust of wind.
The dead man was put overboard within half an hour after he had ceased to breathe.
In consequence of the bad stowage, which was held to amount to unseaworthiness, some of the deck cargo was lost overboard.
Despite what many of the Help files say, don't go overboard and think of every possible synonym.
Its employment in this sense depends on the fact that a piece of wood attached to a line was thrown overboard to lie like a log in a fixed position, motionless, the vessel's speed being calculated by observing what length of line ran out in a given time ("common log"); and the word has been retained for the modern "patent" or "continuous" log, though it works in an entirely different manner.
In contrast to the fanatics, after a brief hesitation they threw millennarianism overboard, and along with it all other "opiniones Judaicae."
While Cook was speculating on the cause of this phenomenon, and was in the act of ordering out the boats to take soundings, the " Endeavour " struck heavily, and fell over so much that the guns, spare cables, and other heavy gear had at once to be thrown overboard to lighten the ship. As day broke, attempts were made to float the vessel off with the morning tide; but these were unsuccessful.
He then threw himself overboard; but instead of perishing, he was miraculously borne up in safety by a dolphin, supposed to have been charmed by the music. Thus he was conveyed to Taenarum, whence he proceeded to Corinth, arriving before the ship from Tarentum.