overstep

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overstep

[′ō·vər‚step]
(geology)
An overlap characterized by the regular truncation of older units of a complete sedimentary sequence by one or more later units of the sequence.
A stratum deposited on the upturned edges of underlying strata.
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Italy have a reputation for overstepping the mark, as well as luring their opponents into doing the same.
But much as I admire his talent and his professionalism, he has come to epitomise the habit of overstepping the mark that United are now prone to.
If jockeys believed one of their own was regularly overstepping the mark, there are enough old and wise heads to put an arm round the shoulder in question and suggest the rider mend his/her ways for the good of the sport and their career.