overdo


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o·ver·do

 (ō′vər-do͞o′)
v. o·ver·did (-dĭd′), o·ver·done (-dŭn′), o·ver·do·ing, o·ver·does (-dŭz′)
v.tr.
1.
a. To do, use, or stress to excess; carry (something) too far: overdid the diet and became malnourished.
b. To exaggerate: overdid the compliments.
2. To wear out the strength of; overtax.
3. To cook (food) too long.
v.intr.
To do too much; go to extremes: We always overdo at Christmas.

o′ver·do′er n.

overdo

(ˌəʊvəˈduː)
vb (tr) , -does, -doing, -did or -done
1. to take or carry too far; do to excess
2. to exaggerate, overelaborate, or overplay
3. to cook or bake too long
4. overdo it overdo things to overtax one's strength, capacity, etc

o•ver•do

(ˌoʊ vərˈdu)

v. -did, -done, -do•ing. v.t.
1. to do to excess; overindulge in.
2. to carry to excess or beyond the proper limit: to overdo the charm with the boss.
3. to overact (a part); exaggerate.
4. to overtax the strength of; exhaust.
5. to overcook.
v.i.
6. to do too much; go to extremes.
[before 1000]
o`ver•do′er, n.

overdo


Past participle: overdone
Gerund: overdoing

Imperative
overdo
overdo
Present
I overdo
you overdo
he/she/it overdoes
we overdo
you overdo
they overdo
Preterite
I overdid
you overdid
he/she/it overdid
we overdid
you overdid
they overdid
Present Continuous
I am overdoing
you are overdoing
he/she/it is overdoing
we are overdoing
you are overdoing
they are overdoing
Present Perfect
I have overdone
you have overdone
he/she/it has overdone
we have overdone
you have overdone
they have overdone
Past Continuous
I was overdoing
you were overdoing
he/she/it was overdoing
we were overdoing
you were overdoing
they were overdoing
Past Perfect
I had overdone
you had overdone
he/she/it had overdone
we had overdone
you had overdone
they had overdone
Future
I will overdo
you will overdo
he/she/it will overdo
we will overdo
you will overdo
they will overdo
Future Perfect
I will have overdone
you will have overdone
he/she/it will have overdone
we will have overdone
you will have overdone
they will have overdone
Future Continuous
I will be overdoing
you will be overdoing
he/she/it will be overdoing
we will be overdoing
you will be overdoing
they will be overdoing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overdoing
you have been overdoing
he/she/it has been overdoing
we have been overdoing
you have been overdoing
they have been overdoing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overdoing
you will have been overdoing
he/she/it will have been overdoing
we will have been overdoing
you will have been overdoing
they will have been overdoing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overdoing
you had been overdoing
he/she/it had been overdoing
we had been overdoing
you had been overdoing
they had been overdoing
Conditional
I would overdo
you would overdo
he/she/it would overdo
we would overdo
you would overdo
they would overdo
Past Conditional
I would have overdone
you would have overdone
he/she/it would have overdone
we would have overdone
you would have overdone
they would have overdone
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overdo - do something to an excessive degreeoverdo - do something to an excessive degree; "He overdid it last night when he did 100 pushups"
overpraise - praise excessively
do, make - engage in; "make love, not war"; "make an effort"; "do research"; "do nothing"; "make revolution"
oversimplify - simplify to an excessive degree; "Don't oversimplify the problem"
overleap - defeat (oneself) by going too far

overdo

verb
1. exaggerate, overstate, overuse, overplay, do to death (informal), belabour, carry or take too far, make a production (out) of (informal), lay (something) on thick (informal) He overdid his usually quite funny vitriol.
exaggerate play down, minimize, understate, underplay, underuse
overdo it
1. overwork, go too far, go overboard, strain or overstrain yourself, burn the midnight oil, burn the candle at both ends (informal), wear yourself out, bite off more than you can chew, have too many irons in the fire, overtire yourself, drive yourself too far, overburden yourself, overload yourself, overtax your strength, work your fingers to the bone, practice presenteeism When you start your running programme, don't be tempted to overdo it.
2. drink or eat too much, go overboard (informal), pig out (slang), live it up (informal), go to extremes, overindulge, have a binge (informal), not know when to stop, make a pig of yourself (informal), go on the piss (taboo slang), be immoderate or intemperate A drink or two is fine but don't overdo it.
Translations
مُطْبوخ بصورةٍ زائِده، مُسْتَوٍيُفْرِط، يُبالِغ
overdrive
túlsüt
ofgeraofsjóîa
perkepintipersistengti
pārceptpārspīlētpārvārīt
prevariť
abartmakfazla pişirmek

overdo

[ˌəʊvəˈduː] (overdid (pt)) [ˌəʊvəˈdɪd] (overdone (pp)) VT
1. (= exaggerate) → exagerar; (= use to excess) → pasarse con
I overdid the garlicme he pasado con el ajo, se me ha ido la mano con el ajo
don't overdo the smokingno fumes demasiado
she rather overdoes the scenttiende a ponerse demasiado perfume
to overdo it or things (= work too hard) → trabajar demasiado; (= exaggerate) → exagerar; (in description, sentiment etc) → cargar las tintas
2. (= cook too long) → cocer demasiado, recocer

overdo

[ˌəʊvərˈduː] [overdid] (pt) [overdone] (pp) vt
(= do too much of) [+ drinking, eating] → trop forcer sur
He overdid the eating at Christmas → Il a trop forcé sur la nourriture à Noël.
to overdo the whisky → trop forcer sur le whisky
to overdo the drinking → trop forcer sur la boisson
to overdo it, to overdo things (= work too hard) → en faire trop
(= exaggerate) → forcer
He had to be careful not to overdo the praise → Il devait faire attention à ne pas forcer le compliment.
Don't overdo it! → N'en fais pas trop!
(= overcook) → trop cuire

overdo

pret <overdid> ptp <overdone>
vt
(= exaggerate)übertreiben; you are overdoing it or things (= going too far)Sie übertreiben, Sie gehen zu weit; (= tiring yourself)Sie übernehmen or überlasten sich; don’t overdo the drink/sympathyübertreibe es nicht mit dem Trinken/Mitleid; she rather overdid the loving wife (bit) (inf)sie hat die liebevolle Ehefrau etwas zu dick aufgetragen; gin? — please, but don’t overdo the tonicGin? — ja bitte, aber nicht zu viel Tonic; I’m afraid you’ve rather overdone it with the garlicich fürchte, du hast es mit dem Knoblauch etwas zu gut gemeint
(= cook too long)verbraten; (= boil too long)verkochen

overdo

[ˌəʊvəˈduː] (overdid (pt)) [ˌəʊvəˈdɪd] (overdone (pp)) vt
a. (exaggerate) → esagerare
don't overdo these exercises → cerca di non strafare con questi esercizi (di ginnastica)
to overdo it or things (work too hard) → lavorare troppo (convalescent) → affaticarsi troppo
b. (cook too long) → (far) cuocere troppo

overdo

(əuvəˈduː) past tense ˌoverˈdid (-ˈdid) : past participle overˈdone (-ˈdan) verb
1. to do, say (something) in an exaggerated way etc. They overdid the sympathy.
2. to cook for too long. The meat was rather overdone.

overdo

vt (pret -did; pp -done) to — it (fam) excederse; Don’t overdo it..No se exceda
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