Usage examples for overdue

  1. My aunt Dorothy blamed her for overdue severity. – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  2. Also an overdue note accepted or indorsed is regarded as payable on demand, so far as the maker is concerned. – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles
  3. It appeared very doubtful whether any man or beast could cross it then, but the freighter, with mails and provisions, was already overdue and they had awaited him anxiously for a week or so. – Delilah of the Snows by Harold Bindloss
  4. Fire from heaven was already overdue – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena
  5. He is a mature man, long overdue to take a man's full place in the world. – Class of '29 by Orrie Lashin and Milo Hastings
  6. " No," said Grenville, slowly, reflecting that the time for his revelation was, perhaps, a trifle overdue they came, I believe, to secure the treasure in the cave." – As It Was in the Beginning by Philip Verrill Mighels
  7. And now still more, that his messenger is three days overdue from the errand on which he has sent him. – The Lone Ranche by Captain Mayne Reid
  8. The Virginia Lake, we were told, already had gone north to Labrador, was overdue on her return trip and might not be in for several days. – The Lure of the Labrador Wild by Dillon Wallace
  9. The rent was long overdue and uncanny councils were being held in the living room, in which an invalid from the Wasp’ s Nest and a soap- maker from Kamerarius Street were taking part. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  10. It wasn't until he got back to his stall, and started to write his father a long overdue letter, that he remembered he had heard Kovacs say he was going on leave. – Slingshot by Irving W. Lande
  11. Six months- it's overdue now! – Carnac's Folly, Volume 2. by Gilbert Parker
  12. He told Nekhludoff that all of them had been ordered back to their homes and were now being kept in prison because they had no passports, yet they had passports which were only a fortnight overdue – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  13. Monsieur Marescot, having finished his devotions, passed into the shop and said to the Coupeaus: I have come for the two quarters' rent that's overdue – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  14. Because, if he meant what he said, such a program was long overdue – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  15. Fifty dollars loan from Ormesby; see entry overdue grocery bill. – The Mistress of Bonaventure by Harold Bindloss
  16. For some time I remained motionless, reflecting on my night adventures and idly thinking whether it was worth while getting up and attending to some correspondence that was overdue – The Blue Germ by Martin Swayne
  17. She was actually starving and her room rent long overdue and her landlady a regular story- book demon, so I fed her up and brought her home and coaxed Mrs. Hills to put a cot in my room for her. – Jane Journeys On by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  18. The vision of his four days' leave- long overdue faded away. – Servants of the Guns by Jeffery E. Jeffery
  19. His business was killin' men, an' his own time was overdue – The Untamed by Max Brand