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Definition of Overdo

Overdo

  1. To do too much; to exceed what is proper or true in doing; to exaggerate; to carry too far.
  2. To overtask. or overtax; to fatigue; to exhaust; as, to overdo one's strength.
  3. To surpass; to excel.
  4. To cook too much; as, to overdo the meat.
  5. To labor too hard; to do too much.

Overdo Quotations

Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. Do not overdo it.
Lao Tzu

I like to write with a lot of emotion and a lot of power. Sometimes I overdo it; sometimes my prose is a little bit too purple, and I know that.
H. G. Bissinger

The public doesn't mind people living together without being married, providing they don't overdo it.
Marilyn Monroe

People always overdo the matter when they attempt deception.
Charles Dudley Warner

Imagine the peace symbol. The peace symbol has three pieces in it. One piece is emotion, that's your body. Another piece has spirit in it, that's your fuel. Another piece has intellect in it and that's your steering wheel. You can never overdo the fuel that goes into the body, which is the emotions and the steering wheel to drive it.
Gary Busey
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Overdo Translations

overdo in Italian is esagerare
overdo in Spanish is excederse, exagerar
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