Sentence Examples


  • Unexpected placement of ordinary styles, such as a ponytail placed on the very top of the head instead of a more traditional location or overuse of hair accessories such as mini-clips or small ponytail holders.
  • Because alcohol overuse and abuse has been so much a part of Western experience, there is clearly a tremendous need-among children and adults-for better education about both alcohol consumption and alcoholism.
  • Dehydration can result from illness; a hot, dry climate; prolonged exposure to sun or high temperatures; not drinking enough water; and overuse of diuretics or other medications that increase urination.
  • Shin splints are caused by overuse or by stress fractures that result from the repeated foot pounding associated with activities such as aerobics, long-distance running, basketball, and volleyball.
  • Strains result from overuse of muscles, improper use of the muscles, or as the result of injury in another part of the body when the body compensates for pain by altering the way it moves.