(do something) to excess

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(do something) to excess

To do or indulge in something too much. I started to lose weight once I stopped regularly eating to excess. I'll go to the pub with you guys, but I'm not drinking to excess tonight—I have to be up early tomorrow.
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drink to excess

To drink alcohol to the point of intoxication. This is an important event for me, honey, so please don't drink to excess and make a fool of yourself.
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do something to excess

to do too much of something; to consume too much of something. Anne often drinks to excess at parties. John smokes to excess when he works.
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drink to excess

Euph. to drink too much alcohol; to drink alcohol continually. Mr. Franklin drinks to excess. Some people drink to excess only at parties.
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References in classic literature ?
"Er--was he, in your opinion, Miss Strong, a man who drank to excess?"
Of those born in the early 1900s, men were twice as likely to drink, and three times more drank to excess.
Huw Evans, defending Hughes, said he had abstained from drink and drugs for 12 years prior to the night he drank to excess when he threatened her.
"She drank to excess and did detox to excess," he stated.
TELL-ALL BIOGRAPHY: Blair's book reveals he drank to excess
However, she and her partner were probably born to mothers who drank to excess while pregnant during the 1950s or '60s.
TOWN F Newell, sacked as Grimsby boss in October, will face a series of counter allegations including claims that he drank to excess and was aggressive towards fans.