Salamander was young; he did not yet know that it is possible to over-act.
I thought he would be discovered for a wit: This 'tis to over-act one's part!
He seemed more at home in the apartment than the owner, and took some pains to over-act his part of vulgar independence.
Because he is too good an actor to over-act, or to assume a moral garb, which it would be easy to strip off.
Because he is too good an actor to over-act, or to assume a moral garb which it would be easy to strip off.
"I have been afraid some one might identify me here," suggested Christy, determined not to over-act his part.
The real danger was that I should be a little too clever, over-act my part, and arouse her suspicions.