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Marr suggests layering a cloth mask on top of a surgical mask, but cautions people against going overboard.Is It Time to Wear a Better Mask for COVID-19? We Asked the Experts|Tara Law|February 8, 2021|Time
The artist bios, too, go a bit overboard — some running a full page in length.Baltimore exhibition of outsider art celebrates nature’s ‘excess’ with a wake-up call about pollution|Kelsey Ables|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
You can keep some shelf-stable and nutritious items on hand, such as dried beans and grains, but don’t go overboard.As stay-at-home restrictions rise, here are ways to cope|Washington Post Staff, Elizabeth Chang, Mari-Jane Williams, Becky Krystal, Kendra Nichols, Caitlin Moore, Stephanie Merry, Missy Rosenberg, Katherine Lee|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
It is tempting to go overboard with both, to cling to screening and ornament in the gray months ahead.Winter wonders: Conifers revive the sleeping garden. But remember, less is more.|Adrian Higgins|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
Although, please don’t go overboard with these either for the sake of user experience.The Google page experience: What you need to know and five steps to prepare for 2021|Gert Svaiko|December 1, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Another 10 slaves threw themselves overboard in a display of defiance at the inhumanity.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But this new study indicates that Weiner may be (is definitely) going a wee bit overboard.
En route to California, he reportedly tossed his works of Lenin overboard, to avoid trouble from the U.S. authorities.
Candidates like Bush, Chris Christie and Marco Rubio “want to toss Republicans overboard.”
On the sixth day adrift on the waves, four refugees died and their bodies were tossed overboard.Remembering the Fall of Saigon and Vietnam’s Mass ‘Boat People’ Exodus|Katie Baker|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The helmsman led me to the side of the vessel, and told me to hold my head overboard, and inhale the air.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Of young negresses, headed up in casks and thrown overboard, when the ships are chased.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
So, when they saw the land quite near, what did they do but leap overboard, and swim towards it!
The lad came to in four hours; had he died he would have been quietly reported as washed overboard.
The father was aghast; he whispered hurriedly, "Pull, for God's sake; she'll roll him overboard before we get up."
British Dictionary definitions for overboard
- to be extremely enthusiastic
- to go to extremes
Idioms and Phrases with overboard
see go overboard.