[ US /ˈoʊvɝˈdu/ ]
[ UK /ˌə‍ʊvədˈuː/ ]
  1. do something to an excessive degree
    He overdid it last night when he did 100 pushups
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How To Use overdo In A Sentence

  • The acting was hammy, the jokes were forced, and the entire thing came across like a high school play - actors overdoing everything in cringe-worthy performances.
  • Use illustrations where appropriate but don't overdo it.
  • I've been overdoing things a bit recently. I really need a holiday.
  • Someone had slipped a massive overdose of chloral hydrate into the bottle. SKORPION'S DEATH
  • Preliminary analysis: death from overdose of coldsleep drugs, combined with oxygen starvation and dehydration when cocoon failed to properly deploy. The City Who Fought
  • It was a broken economy, rampant inflation, ineffective industry, overdominant trade unions and high taxes. The Sun
  • Potential lethal cardiac arrhythmias and convulsions are recognised complications of both iatrogenic and self inflicted overdoses.
  • Jimi Hendrix died of a drug overdose .
  • It's better to underdo the quantity than overdo it. Times, Sunday Times
  • Investors feeling uninspired is understandable - to a point - but it feels overdone. Times, Sunday Times
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