overdo overdo  /ˈoʊ vər ˈdu/

Definition(s):

  • (v) do something to an excessive degree

Usage(s):

  1. Compared with his female clients, the men--in addition to being far more nervous about the pain--are extra-cautious about making sure they don't overdo it.
  2. Spectrum is the more civilized of the two, with Yalumba often degenerating into a dancing-on-the-tables affair with occasional bubble trouble as people overdo it.
  3. Incorporate weight training, but don't overdo it.

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  1. "It would have independents, Republicans and Democrats. Don't worry, I won't overdo the Republicans," Richardson told a Democratic audience in July.
    on Sep 8, 2007 By: Bill Richardson Source: FOXNews

  2. "We got away to a really great start - we've done a superb job all weekend," Hamilton said. "It was close going to the first corner, but I was able to keep it cool and look after the tires. From then, I paced myself and didn't overdo it - I...
    on Mar 16, 2008 By: Lewis Hamilton Source: SI.com

  3. "Were she not healthy I would not have run," Romney told AP last month. "She is able to manage her disease such that she does not overdo or cause herself physical problem. Were that not the case, we'd have made a different decision. We'd be...
    on Mar 22, 2007 By: Ann Romney Source: International Herald Tribune

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