overtook


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o·ver·took

 (ō′vər-to͝ok′)
v.
Past tense of overtake.
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Frou-Frou, excited and over-nervous, had lost the first moment, and several horses had started before her, but before reaching the stream, Vronsky, who was holding in the mare with all his force as she tugged at the bridle, easily overtook three, and there were left in front of him Mahotin's chestnut Gladiator, whose hind-quarters were moving lightly and rhythmically up and down exactly in front of Vronsky, and in front of all, the dainty mare Diana bearing Kuzovlev more dead than alive.
Yashvin overtook him with his cap, and led him home, and half an hour later Vronsky had regained his self-possession.
They never overtook the chimerical friend, yet Andrea frequently inquired of people on foot whom he passed and at the inns which were not yet closed, for a green cabriolet and bay horse; and as there are a great many cabriolets to be seen on the road to the Low Countries, and as nine-tenths of them are green, the inquiries increased at every step.
A feeling of exultation overtook her, as if some power of significant import had been given her to control the working of her body and her soul.
The next day, December 10th, they overtook the advance party, who were all as much famished as themselves, some of them not having eaten since the morning of the seventh.
It looked as if Milka would immediately pounce on the hare, but she overtook him and flew past.
Crashed head-on after he overtook pal on blind bend AN "idiotic" driver who overtook his work colleague on a blind bend and crashed into an oncoming vehicle carrying a mother and her four-year-old daughter has been jailed.
Duncan Dollimore spokesperson for Cycling UK's Cyclists' Defence Fund (CDF) said: "It shouldn't have taken 28 months before anyone listened to the evidence of the three other drivers queuing behind the tractor, who Mr King overtook.
Police said Pintu Kumar Yadav was returning home last night when he overtook the car of Kunal Pratap, son of a lawmaker.
ANKARA (CyHAN)- A passenger bus driver beat a young driver who overtook him at a junction in Ankara, which was caught on a security camera.
THE trial of a woman motorist who denies causing the death by dangerous driving of a motorcyclist her car hit after she overtook a taxi on a road in Aberdulais, Neath, has heard from the driver of a white van who was travelling behind her.
Brazil overtook the UK in 2011 to become the world's 6th largest economy.