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overdrivenoun [U]

 us   /ˈoʊ·vərˌdrɑɪv/
a ​state of ​greatactivity, ​effort, or hard ​work: The show’s ​cast went into overdrive to ​prepare for the first ​performance.
(Definition of overdrive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “overdrive”
in Chinese (Simplified) 超速运转, 加倍努力, 过度操劳…
in Chinese (Traditional) 超速運作, 加倍努力, 過度操勞…
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