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British English: /əʊvəˈduː/
American English: /ˌoʊvərˈdu/

Translation of overdo in Italian:

transitive verb pass. -did p.pass. -done

  • 1 (exaggerate)
    esagerare (sentiment, reaction)
    to overdo it o things
    (when describing) esagerare
    (when performing) esagerare, calcare la mano
    (when working) esagerare, strafare
    don't overdo the exercises, studying
    non esagerare con gli esercizi, con lo studio
    he rather overdoes the devoted nephew
    fa un po' troppo la parte del nipote devoto
  • 2 (use too much of)
    esagerare con (flavouring, perfume, makeup)
  • 3 (overcook)
    fare cuocere troppo (meat, vegetables)
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