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English definition of “overdo”


verb [T] uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈduː/ us    /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/ (overdid, overdone)
C1 to do something in a way that is too extreme: After a heart attack you have to be careful not to overdo it/things (= you have to work and live calmly).Exaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
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