Mr Goodwin must have been over-exerting himself for some time past, he declared, and this breakdown was the result.
Or, do you conceal the book from your wife lest she should think that you are over-exerting yourself?
Whether it was from over-exerting myself, or from the heat of the sun, I could not tell.
But she is often quite as anxious to distract and amuse him, to prevent him from over-exerting himself and to keep up his spirits.
I'm sure she's over-exerting herself, for she has sent home seven pats of butter of her own churning!
As long as his nostrils can supply sufficient air he knows that he is not over-exerting himself.
Yes, sir—so Lady Annaly told me—it was in over-exerting himself to extinguish a fire.
Why, mamma and he are forever fidgetting about me—so afraid of my over-walking myself or over-exerting myself in any way!
Or do you conceal your book from your wife lest she should think you are over-exerting yourself?