Word forms: 3rd person singular present
, present participle overselling
, past tense , past participle oversold
If you say
that something or someone is oversold
, you mean that people say they are better
or more useful
than they really
The couple idea is certainly oversold. There's so much pressure to become a couple
that people feel failure if they don't conform.
I think the reformers have at times oversold the reforms.
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