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She should not overeat on the supposition that she has to feed two persons.

I overeat, I have indigestion, I go to a doctor, he gives me medicine.

That means, of course, that practically all Americans overeat.

And you don't need to overeat, and keep on doing it, just because you must eat.

"Well, he never did overeat himself, that I knew of," said the Bishop.

On the other hand, to overeat is always a disadvantage in more respects than one.

Try not to overeat at any time, and thus undo the work that perhaps has taken you two or three days to accomplish.

I would have only one vegetable at a time, lest I might be tempted to overeat and lose my appetite, and so spoil everything.

My reason for this is that fats are the most highly concentrated form of food, and the easiest upon which to overeat.

No mule you notice will overeat even when he has a chance, but with a horse it is different.

WORD ORIGIN

"to eat too much," 1590s, from over- + eat (v.). Related: Overate; overeating. Old English had oferæt (n.) "gluttony; oferæte (adj.) "gluttonous."

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