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As the flour begins to become hydrated, you can start to use more of a kneading motion — but don’t overdo it, as this will make the dough tough.
First, you’ll just end up overdoing it when you actually get to eat.
Having kids eat something healthy as the evening starts will keep them from overdoing it with sweets later.
Heat will make your HR higher than usual and make a workout feel harder, so be sure you account for that and don’t overdo it.
My mom had been trying to tell me she thought I was overdoing it with side work, and this time at least, she was right.
(With a sudden disarming smile) I don't know whether an apology is overdoing the charm?
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
Sara Lee, who had already caught the British "a" and was rather overdoing it, had a wild impulse to make the same gesture.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
He knocked again a little louder; still no notice; then, overdoing it in his fright, he gave a very loud tap indeed.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
There is, however, but little danger of overdoing the parallel construction where there is no antithesis.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
Yet I should be overdoing this (purely anticipatory) prudence to pass over the episode of the sky-blue uniform entirely.

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