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Synonyms for overdo

exaggerate

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overdo it: overwork

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  • overwork
  • go too far
  • go overboard
  • strain or overstrain yourself
  • burn the midnight oil
  • burn the candle at both ends
  • 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

overdo it: drink or eat too much

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Synonyms for overdo

do something to an excessive degree

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Although official numbers show that Christmas really is a bonanza for movie makers, it still feels as if Hollywood is overdoing things this time of year.
It's out to make an impression, although the bizarre furry mousemat resting on top of the dashboard was perhaps overdoing things.
They were overdoing things in the wrong areas, which is disappointing" he said.
Marketing director Paul Tappenden said: "He was suffering from severe strain and he has been told he has been overdoing things a bit.
I just managed to finish this magnificent dish without overdoing things.
Select a pace that you feel comfortable with - there are no prizes for overdoing things, just sore legs.
In June she was forced to admit she had been overdoing things and took the rare step of pulling out of the annual Garter ceremony at St George's Chapel, Windsor.
As for the race itself, the 509m trip is proving more and more popular with the very long run to the bend-it's the perfect distance for both strong-running four-bend greyhounds and those looking to ultimately step up to six without overdoing things.
Without being specific, he suggested that Yeltsin may have been overdoing things recently, such as fishing and hunting, which are ``not recommended.
Many warned he was pushing too hard and overdoing things, but he wanted to get back to work so badly, he kept pushing himself harder and harder.
If you've been overdoing things, we have some ways to make you look like you've been detoxing all holiday.
When Canon N S Rathbone left St Mary's in 1959 he virtually took over, the churchwardens were afraid of his overdoing things and tried to get other clergy to help, but he resented this.
There is an argument that Wahj had everything his own way in front when beating Kayo at Haydock last time, but the lack of support for him in the tipsters' box is surely overdoing things.
He's there for her after every scene, checking she's not too tired or overdoing things.