Examples of overdo in a Sentence
You should exercise every day, but don't overdo it.
The acting in that play was badly overdone.
Don't overdo the salt in this recipe.
The cook overdid the hamburgers.
Recent Examples of overdo from the Web
Too many bands overdo their albums and can't pull it off live.
Chris Mathis is the face of the risks of overdoing it.
Passion was never an issue with Jenifer, who occasionally overdid it in his early UC days.
No one’s been directed to overdo anything here, but Mr. Morgan’s restraint is particularly remarkable.
Finally, while studies suggest that dairy products—even full-fat versions—can be a healthy part of a balanced diet, some people may not want to overdo it on high-calorie, high-fat cow’s milk.
Just don’t overdo it at Birmingham Winter Beer Fest.
So go ahead and enjoy a glass or two of wine with dinner — just don’t overdo it.
So far this year, computer models have shown a tendency to overdo the strength of cold air masses entering the United States.
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First Known Use of overdo
before 12th century
OVERDO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of overdo for English Language Learners
: to do too much of (something) : to do (something) in an excessive or extreme way
: to use too much of (something)
: to cook (food) for too long
OVERDO Defined for Kids
Definition of overdo for Students
- Don't overdo it exercising.
- They overdid the decorations.
- I overdid the steak.
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