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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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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.
Apparently, just before he went on, someone said to the make-up 'artiste' that she might be overdoing things just a little.
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.
Not that Dury has been exactly overdoing things in the musical arena of late; a handful of gigs this year and just one album in the last 17 years with The Blockheads - a light workload he puts down to one simple reason: "Lack of quality songs.
Without being specific, he suggested that Yeltsin may have been overdoing things recently, such as fishing and hunting, which are ``not recommended.
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.
Select a pace that you feel comfortable with - there are no prizes for overdoing things, just sore legs.
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.
That was probably overdoing things, and she reportedly returned lame after finishing only ninth to Crimplene.
He has a lot of talent, and maybe at times frustrates me and the fans by overdoing things.