Overtaking sentence example

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  • Alpatych kept meeting and overtaking baggage trains and troops on the road.
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  • The slower class of meteors overtaking the earth (like the Andromedids of November) have a velocity of about 8 or 10 m.
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  • Caesar was soon joined by two legions from Gaul and marched rapidly down the Adriatic coast, overtaking Pompey at Brundisium (Brindisi), but failing to prevent him from embarking with his troops for the East, where the prestige of his name was greatest.
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  • It is a most expert swimmer and diver, easily overtaking and seizing fish in the water; but when it has captured its prey it brings it to shore to devour.
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  • Project benefits The project is intended to provide guaranteed overtaking opportunities to reduce platoons, driver frustration and accidents.
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  • Got my first speeding ticket on this - doing 45mph overtaking a dustbin lorry on a dual carriageway in Cleveleys.
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  • Overtaking her I noticed she clung to the banister with one hand and held a crumpled mitten to the lips with the other.
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  • In race after race Schumacher outwits opponents by overtaking them when they are stationary in the pits.
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  • Qualifying is so important at Hungaroring much the same as Monaco, because the race can be very processional with little chance of overtaking.
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  • This is generously wide but only marked two lane - overtaking can thus be hairy, especially southbound, up the hill.
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  • Many drivers are seen taking chances, including speeding, overtaking etc⦠which under these conditions is nothing short of sheer lunacy.
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  • Consequently, Achilles may run indefinitely without overtaking the tortoise.
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  • The scheme will provide a guaranteed westbound overtaking opportunity over a length of 375 meters.
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  • German Army approached the Moselle above and below Pont-a-Mousson, with a view to overtaking and heading off Bazaine in his presumed retreat to the Meuse (see Franco-German War).
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  • The confirmed man-eater, which is generally an old beast, disabled from overtaking his usual prey, seems to accumulate his tale of victims in sheer cruelty rather than for food.
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  • Having ridden beyond the village, continually meeting and overtaking soldiers and officers of various regiments, they saw on their left some entrenchments being thrown up, the freshly dug clay of which showed up red.
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  • Overtaking the battalions that continued to advance, he stopped the third division and convinced himself that there really were no sharpshooters in front of our columns.
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  • The first shots had not yet ceased to reverberate before others rang out and yet more were heard mingling with and overtaking one another.
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  • The Nintendo Wii is an entirely different gaming system that has become the most popular console in sales and in the history of video games systems... even overtaking the 360.
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  • It showed the band performing the song very determinedly while a variety of things go on around them, including a pack of dogs overtaking the stage.
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  • Blucher did not succeed in overtaking the French, but the latter, near Hanau, found their way barred by Wrede with 50,000 men and over loo guns in a strong position.
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  • Consequently, Achilles may run ad infinitum without overtaking the tortoise.
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