Overdo – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Overdo – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Overdo: (Verb) /əʊvəˈduː/

Definition:

to do something more than is suitable or natural

Synonyms: 

Overuse, Overplay, Exaggerate

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“Use a few drawing and photographs, but don’t overdo it.”
“Analyst believe that worries about the economy are overdone.”

For IELTS Writing:
“Autumnal eyes are bold, obvious, slightly overdone, in deep, dark colours.”

Exercise:

Match these words and phrases with word below : gradually, recover, pace, overdoing, briskly, regular, recommendation, alternate.

  1. in a fixed pattern __________
  2. quickly _____________
  3. little by little __________
  4. a strong suggestion  ________________
  5. speed _____________
  6. doing something to excess _____________
  7. get better _______________
  8. every second one _____________

Answer key

  1. regular
  2. birskly
  3. gradually
  4. recommendation
  5. pace
  6. overdoing
  7. recover
  8. alternate

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