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o·ver·hit

 (ō′vər-hĭt′)
v. o·ver·hit, o·ver·hit·ting, o·ver·hits
v.tr.
1. To hit (a tennis ball, for example) too hard or too far.
2. To hit beyond, as in golf: overhit his approach.
v.intr.
To overhit a ball.

overhit

(ˌəʊvəˈhɪt)
vb, -hits, -hitting or -hit
1. to hit too strongly
2. (tr) to hit further than intended
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Blackburn bossed the first half and Graham, who also notched twice in Rovers' 3-1 humbling of the Saddlers at Ewood Park in January, tucked home a close-range 17th-minute opener after Adam Armstrong had done superbly to keep in Elliott Bennett's overhit cross.
53 overhit an early attempted pass to Bryan Oviedo in the early stages, but the home fans appreciated the intent if not the execution.
Anderson got down the right and his overhit cross was picked up on the left by Ellis Iandolo, who returned the ball to the box where Richards was under no pressure as he guided the ball home.
A few moments later, a Liverpool attack appeared to have amounted to nothing when an overhit cross drifted out of play.
The goal camein freakish circumstancesfrom a Royals perspective, with the hosts failing to clear their lines effectively after an overhit pass by Chris Gunter was met by a heavy touch from Joey van den Berg.
An overhit pass looked to be a lost cause but Ackroyd gave chase and the onrushing Donnelly was first to the ball, sliding out of her area.
Phillips overhit a pass to Forrest to take the momentum out of a promising attack and Callum McGregor soon sold Ryan Jack short with a simple ball outside.
It took until the 12th minute for Boro to even mount a serious attack as Britt Assombalonga chased what looked an overhit Adam Clayton ball towards the flag and squared for Martin Braithwaite to drill wide.
Once you try starting to overhit it, try to play too perfect, it's tough to get out of that.
Asked what he felt like when Burgess overhit his kick-off, Wane responded: "Running on to the pitch and punching him.
Overhit balls to Barrow, passed to Adam as he hit the post and lost ball on attack that led to Arnautovic's woodwork shot before seemingly coming down with illness.
Not convincing 5 SEAMUS COLEMAN Plenty of penetration but not much end product - and drawn to the ball fatally for Benteke's equalising goal 6 PHIL JAGIELKA Organised and effective defensively, a rare forray upfield earned the free kick from which Lukaku scored 6 ASHLEY WILLIAMS Solid and reliable in his own penalty area but overhit one promising pass to Bolasie in Palace's penalty box.