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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.
See also: overdo, thing
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"Once I overdid it and a fan threw a beer bottle, knocking me out.
"I just overdid it a couple of weeks ago," he admitted.
"We were training hard and I got through all the session, but then I played a match the club and I just overdid it a bit.
"I think I overdid it a bit and my back ended up going into spasms.