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OD

verb [I] uk   /ˌəʊˈdiː/ us    /ˌoʊ-/ ( present tense OD's, present participle OD'ing, past tense and past participle OD'd)
slang to take an overdose (= too much) of a drug: She OD'd on heroin and died. informal humorous to have too much of something, often food: Nothing more for me, thanks. I think I OD'd on chocolate cake.
OD
noun [C] uk   ( plural OD's) mainly US slang us  
Translations of “OD”
in Chinese (Traditional) 過量服用(藥物), 吃(食物)太多…
in Chinese (Simplified) 过量服用(药物), 吃(食物)太多…
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