Prefix Over

If you add the prefix over to a verb, you intensify the verb.

Overwork means to work too much.

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I feel overworked means I feel exhausted.

Overdo means to do too much of something.

I overdid it when I was working out. Now my muscles are sore. That means that I exercised too much or too strenuously.

I overslept means I slept too long.

When you oversleep you may be late for work.

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Mary Ziller from USA

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Mary Ziller

I'm Mary Ziller. I tutor ESL at the IHM Lteracy Center in Philadelphia. I lived a year in Brazil where I became certified to teach English as a Foreign language.

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