carry/take something too, etc. far

carry (something) too far

To do something, often some form of misbehavior, to an excessive degree. Well, your little brother is crying now because you carried your teasing too far.
See also: carry, far

take (something) too far

To do something, often some form of misbehavior, to an excessive degree. Well, your little brother is crying now because you took your teasing too far.
See also: far, take
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carry/take something too, etc. ˈfar

continue doing something beyond reasonable limits: Of course we should show him respect, but I think expecting us to stand up whenever he walks into the room is taking things a bit far.
See also: carry, far, something, take
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