Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Overtake"

The meaning of "Overtake" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa He ""pulled out"" to overtake a truck?
A: Thank you!!!
Q: O que significa overtake?
A: To take control over. Or to get ahead.

"After struggling with driving my mom overtook the wheel."

"Because we were going 25 (mph) in a 40 (mph), I tried to overtake the car ahead of me."

"He wanted to be the best and overtake all of his opponents."
Q: O que significa overtake?
A: When you drive the car faster then people on the same road and same direction you “overtaking” them.
Q: O que significa overtake?
A: When someone passes you. For example, someone runs past you in a race, they had to "overtake" you to do this :)

Example sentences using "Overtake"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com are they common?

To go over
To overtake .
A: “To go over” is more commonly used.

Examples:
“I am going to go over to David’s house.”
“The teacher is going to go over the homework from yesterday.”
“I am going to go over that speed bump.”
“We keep going over the same issues.”

“That car is going to overtake the car in front of it soon”
“My body was overtaken by sickness.”
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com overtake.
A: The CEO’s son overtook the company when his father died.
*overtook is past tense of overtake.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com overtake.
A: She was overtaken by the red car.
It's hard to overtake someone in a race when you're already behind.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com overtake.
A: thank you 🙆🏼
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com overtake.
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Synonyms of "Overtake" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre overtake e catch up e reach ?
A: Overtake (=adelantar)
Catch up (=alcanzar)
Reach (=alcanzar)
So the difference between reach and catch up is that:
To reach means to arrive at the same destination at something else, so the thing you are reaching is usually stationary To catch up means you arrive at the same destination, but that thing is moving (or was moving previously)
Q: Qual é a diferença entre to overtake them e to outrun them ?
A: To overtake them is a broad term meaning to surpass someone and to outrun them means to be faster then someone in a race
Q: Qual é a diferença entre overtake e pass ?
A: They mean the same, but overtake is more formal
Q: Qual é a diferença entre to overtake (in traffic) e to pass (in traffic) ?
A: In traffic, they mean the same thing.

Translations of "Overtake"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? overtake
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? overtaking
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Other questions about "Overtake"

Q: It is dangerous to overtake another car on a bend. soa natural?
A: Hmm....at a bend, I think.
Q: "We had to overtake that car because it barely moved." or
"We had to pass that car because it barely moved." ( Are they both correct or...?) soa natural?
A: The second one is natural!
Q: We should overtake the slow car in front of us. soa natural?
A: If you mean to get past it, we would say "We should pass the slow car in front of us."
Q: what does "always overtake on the outside" mean?
A: It is not something a native English speaker in the United States would say. Maybe it means when driving a car, you should pass on the left. Perhaps you could tell us more about the context and the sentences surrounding this phrase.

Meanings and usages of similar words and phrases

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