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overdo it

To do so much of an activity that it becomes harmful, detrimental, unenjoyable, or undesirable. I think I overdid it on the decorations—now the house looks downright gaudy. I know you're keen to get back into the gym, but don't overdo it or you'll end up hurting yourself.
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overˈdo it/things

do too much: He rather overdid it last Saturday playing football, and now he’s aching all over.I’ve been overdoing things a bit recently. I really need a rest.
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Williamson said yesterday: "I probably overdid it on Saturday at Sandown.
It is a criticism of a captain who overdid the sentiment and brought his focus and commitment into question.
Does she mean that Smith has been "offensively flattering or insincere" in his panegyrics, or that he simply overdid it with overabundance?
However, hero Beckett overdid the celebrations a bit and ended up being dismissed after landing a second booking for taking his shirt off.
"I think I overdid it a bit and my back ended up going into spasms.
"Last year, I overdid it on the lunchtime booze and ended up slumped forward, dribbling and snoring loudly," the man with no name confesses.