[ oh-ver-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
over the side of a ship or boat, especially into or in the water: to fall overboard.
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Idioms for overboard
go overboard, to go to extremes, especially in regard to approval or disapproval of a person or thing: I think the critics went overboard in panning that new show.
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British Dictionary definitions for go over-board
/ (ˈəʊvəˌbɔːd) /
from on board a vessel into the water
go overboard informal
- to be extremely enthusiastic
- to go to extremes
throw overboard to reject or abandon
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Idioms and Phrases with go over-board
see go overboard.
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