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English definition of “go overboard”

go overboard

informal
C2 to do something too much, or to be too excited or eager about something: I don't suppose there'll be more than six people eating so I wouldn't go overboard with the food.Exaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
(Definition of go overboard from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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