Meaning: To do something with too much energy or effort.
“Do you want to have a party for your birthday, honey?” “Sure, but don’t go overboard. Let’s keep it small.”
I thought they went overboard with all the explosions and special effects in that movie.
She asked him to clean the house and he really went overboard – he cut the grass and swept the driveway and gave the dogs and kids a bath, too.
Which one is the best example of going overboard?
A. Wearing a tuxedo to a job interview.
B. Wearing a suit and tie to a job interview.
C. Wearing jeans and a t-shirt to a job interview.
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