overdo

US [ˌoʊvərˈdu]
UK [ˌəʊvə(r)ˈduː]
  • v.夸张;做得过分;做得过火;过多使用
  • Web过度;过头;做理过头
Past Tense:overdid  Past Participle:overdone  Simple Present:overdoes  Present Participle:overdoing  
overdo
v.
1.
~ sth
做得过分;做得过火;夸张to do sth too much; to exaggerate sth
She really overdid the sympathy(= and so did not seem sincere) .
她真是同情得过火了。
2.
~ sth
过多使用;滥用to use too much of sth
Don't overdo the salt in the food.
菜里别放太多盐。
Use illustrations where appropriate but don't overdo it .
要适当地使用插图,但不宜过多。
3.
[usupass]
~ sth
烹煮(饭菜)时间过长to cook sth for too long
The fish was overdone and very dry.
这鱼烧的时间太长,都干掉了。

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