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overdo it

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoverdo itoverdo itWORK HARDto work too hard or be too active so that you become tired You mustn’t overdo it – if you're tired, just sit down and start again. overdo
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overdo itEven ten kinds is probably overdoing it.If your skin tingles or feels hot and itchy, the chances are you've overdone it.The doctor told me to relax and not overdo it.The tour guide managed to be funny and informative, without overdoing it.You need more exercise, but be careful not to overdo it.And this chap said we might well be sorry for Connie, but not to overdo it.At times, you may overdo it.He thinks that he probably overdid it in the gym tonight.She's been overdoing it lately.The President's advisers are worried that he might have been overdoing it lately.You must be careful not to overdo it on the beach however, because the nightlife in Malia is simply explosive.This line is so overdone it sounds completely insincere.Don't overdo it though - the flipside of stress is boredom, stagnation and low self-esteem.I think Trudy has overdone it with all the lace and frills in her bedroom.
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