In short, Sophia so greatly overacted
her part, that her aunt was at first staggered, and began to suspect some affectation in her niece; but as she was herself a woman of great art, so she soon attributed this to extreme art in Sophia.
"Is it possible," he asked, with an overacted
assumption of surprise, "that you think I am in earnest?"
But it is no such marvelous feat to exhibit the feats of so dull a beast; though, for that matter, too, a bear may be overacted
. Yes, yes; it is not every imitator that knows natur' may be outdone easier than she is equaled.
Soften his resolution, ma'am, by entreaties; don't strengthen it by threats!" She a little overstrained the tone of humility in which she spoke those words -- a little overacted
the look of apprehension which accompanied them.
I remembered the look of suspicion and surprise that had escaped him on entering the room, and I thought his indifference a little overacted
She tossed her head, and let the check lie on the table, with an overacted
appearance of caring very little whether she took it or not.
We hindered and repressed a great deal of cruelty, and congratulated ourselves on doing a vast deal of good, till, as often happens, my zeal overacted
. Stubbs complained to my father that he couldn't manage the hands, and must resign his position.
Michael, 73, told his wife not to overact
as she prepared to play real-life criminal kingpin Griselda Blanco, who grew a billiondollar empire from the streets of Queens, New York, to California.
'There's no need for some countries to overact
and make a great fuss about it.
Her relegation to the role of child and her penchant for drama makes Rachel the observer and collaborator; even her tendency to overact
puts her on the sidelines for the school play.
Such a situation also exists in Karachi and Lahore but since we are tribal people we overact
George C Scott was allegedly quite annoyed with Kubrick for putting pressure on him to overact
his role, and vowed he''d never work with him again.