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
Still, one of the most pleasant surprises is the fact that Tetris: Axis doesn’t overdo it with the 3D effects.
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Before 12th Century
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
1 : to do too much of Don't overdo it exercising.
2 : to use too much of They overdid the decorations.
3 : to cook too long I overdid the steak.
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