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over-egg the pudding

UK to ​spoil something by ​trying too hard to ​improve it
(Definition of over-egg the pudding from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “over-egg the pudding”
in Chinese (Simplified) 画蛇添足…
in Chinese (Traditional) 畫蛇添足…
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