verb-transitive: To subject to excessive strain, especially to force beyond a natural or proper limit: overstraining the environment.
verb-intransitive: To put forth too much physical effort.
Angliško žodžio naudojimo pavyzdys:
Monte Carlo - Sweden's French Open finalist Robin Soderling will miss next week's Monte Carlo Masters, delaying his start on clay to take care of what has been diagnosed as "overstrain" of his right knee. "
In the autumn of 1938, at her own request, Karin Boye took up full-time teaching at Viggbyholm, but the workload proved to be too much for her, and she suffered from overstrain and exhaustion.
There are of course no "bagging" people at Ikea -- just posted reminders that it is better to purchase an Ikea shopping bag so as to not overstrain the environment (never mind about your back).
Now I am anxious to test thee, and seek not thou from rage to turn aside from the truth, nor will I on my part overstrain the case.
But for now, in order not to overstrain the customer, we see limited, well-targeted price discounts as more appropriate in Internet retailing than full dynamic pricing.