how to pronounce overdo


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the above transcription of overdo is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

overdo is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of overdo in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… but it's hard to not overdo it actually …”

meaning of overdo

Overdo means to do something too much or too often.

overdo frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word overdo occurs in english on average 1.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics overdo can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that overdo can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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