Translation of overdo in Spanish:

overdo

Pronunciation: /ˌəʊvərˈduː; ˌəʊvəˈduː/

vt (3rd pers sing pres -does past, -did past p, -done)

  • 1 (exaggerate) [hospitality/mannerism/makeup] exagerar, pasarse con [familiar/colloquial] to overdo it, to overdo things ¡no te pases! [familiar/colloquial], ¡no exageres! I meant to shorten it a bit but I rather overdid it quería acortarlo un poco pero se me fue la mano give yourself a rest, you've been overdoing it ooverdoing things lately tómate un descanso, últimamente te has estado exigiendo demasiado
  • 2 [Culin] [roast/vegetables] cocinar demasiado, recocer*, dejar pasar

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