verb (used with object), o·ver·drove, o·ver·driv·en, o·ver·driv·ing.
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They also didn’t make enough of certain proteins that are vital for attacking viruses and keeping the immune response from dangerously going into overdrive.Some microbial hitchhikers may weaken body’s attack on COVID-19|Ana Maldonado-Contreras|March 5, 2021|Science News For Students
The pandemic has put America’s shift into virtual community-making into overdrive.Peloton makes toning your glutes feel spiritual. But should Jesus be part of the experience?|Michelle Boorstein|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
Without care, they can trigger the immune system to go into overdrive—a dangerous condition that could result in serious problems.Fighting Covid-19 Brought These Lasting Breakthroughs to Science and Medicine|Shelly Fan|December 29, 2020|Singularity Hub
With Wall back on court, Washington expects what was an already speedy offense to kick into overdrive.The Wizards played fast without John Wall. Expect them to be even faster this season.|Ava Wallace|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
When it goes into overdrive, the immune system can cause additional damage.
When I put their allegations to Epstein, he denied them and went into overdrive.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Tea Party hate machine has gone into overdrive in South Carolina, so how has Lindsey Graham survived so comfortably?
Newspapers in the U.K. went into overdrive as they speculated about the likelihood of a fresh royal wedding.
The back and forth has sent the gossip blogs into overdrive.
The Palestinian Arab propaganda machine is in overdrive once again.The Crime of Kufr Qaddoum: An EmergencyStandWithDavidMonitor Animal Rights Division Expose|Eli Valley|March 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
To overdrive the willingest troops any General ever had under his command is a sin—but we must go on fighting to-morrow!Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
There isn't a team in the country gets more grooming than those colts, and not a man has been known to overdrive them.A California Girl|Edward Eldridge
The distance was too short for even the briefest of overdrive hops, but it would take time to get there on solar-system drive.
A ship in overdrive feels exactly as if it were buried deep in the core of a planet.
A long time later Calhoun heard small sounds which were not normal on a Med Ship in overdrive.