UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈəʊvərtaɪm/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈoʊvɚˌtaɪm/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(n., adv., adj. ōvər tīm′; v. ō′vər tīm)

Inflections of 'overtime' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
v 3rd person singular
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. the [game, match] went into overtime
  2. the [game] is in overtime
  3. a [15] -minute overtime
  4. won in overtime
  5. is in the [second] overtime
  6. [double] overtime
  7. is getting paid overtime
  8. paid for [five hours] of overtime
  9. paid time and a half for overtime
  10. paid overtime for working [nights, on a bank holiday]
  11. compensation for overtime
  12. worked [five hours] of overtime this [week, month]
  13. has [put in, clocked] five hours' overtime
  14. need to put in overtime to [finish, complete] (the project)
  15. unpaid overtime
  16. is getting overtime pay
  17. overtime compensation
  18. the (first) overtime period
n as adj
  1. is getting overtime pay
  2. overtime compensation
  3. the (first) overtime period
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