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go overboard

informal
to do something too much, or to be too excited or eager about something
做得过头;过分激动;过分热衷
I don't suppose there'll be more than six people eating so I wouldn't go overboard with the food.
我想吃饭的人不会超过6个,所以我不会准备太多的菜。
Exaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
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