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go overboard

informal
to do something too much, or to be too excited or eager about something
做得過頭;過分激動;過分熱衷
I don't suppose there'll be more than six people eating so I wouldn't go overboard with the food.
我想,吃飯的人不會超過六個,所以我不會準備太多菜。
Exaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
(Definition of go overboard from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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