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  • as inburn the candle at both ends
  • as inoverdo

synonyms for go too far

  • bite off more than one can chew
  • go to extremes
  • keep one's nose to the grindstone
  • overdo
  • overextend oneself
  • slave
  • spread oneself too thin
  • stay on the treadmill
  • take on too much
  • exaggerate
  • overestimate
  • overplay
  • overrate
  • overreach
  • overstate
  • overuse
  • overvalue
  • amplify
  • belabor
  • fatigue
  • hype
  • magnify
  • overburden
  • overindulge
  • overload
  • overtax
  • overtire
  • overwork
  • pressure
  • puff
  • stretch
  • be intemperate
  • bite off too much
  • do to death
  • drive oneself
  • go overboard
  • lay it on
  • make federal case
  • not know when to stop
  • pile on
  • run into the ground
  • run riot
  • strain oneself
  • talk big
  • wear down
  • wear oneself out
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How to use go too far in a sentence

However, they were not seen to venture far into the surrounding deciduous forest.
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
Suddenly, however, he became aware of a small black spot far ahead in the very middle of the unencumbered track.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
In the evening, St. Peter's and its accessories were illuminated—by far the most brilliant spectacle I ever saw.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Thus far Boston banks have received more benefits from this bank than have the other banks in this district.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
It is only just to say, that the officers exhibited a degree of courage far beyond any thing we had expected from them.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
We are apt to think of these little ones as doing right only when under compulsion: but this is far from the truth.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
When the women came, he was preparing to go to the west side for his daily visit with Mrs. Pruitt.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Were you ever arrested, having in your custody another man's cash, and would rather go to gaol, than break it?
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
He desired his secretary to go to the devil, but, thinking better of it, he recalled him as he reached the door.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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WORDS RELATED TO GO TOO FAR

  • bite off more than one can chew
  • go to extremes
  • go too far
  • keep one's nose to the grindstone
  • overdo
  • overextend oneself
  • slave
  • spread oneself too thin
  • stay on the treadmill
  • take on too much
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.