QUOTATION OF THE DAY
"When he went for that swim today, it didn’t surprise me at all."
PETER WAKEFIELD, a childhood friend, on Capt. Richard Phillips, who tried to escape his pirate captors by leaping overboard.
She said that smoking, chlamidial衣原體的 infections and increasing maternal age were stronger risk factors for miscarriage, and ones that women could do something about.
“Moderation in all things is still an excellent rule,” Dr. Westhoff said. “I think we tend to go overboard on saying expose your body to zero anything when pregnant. The human race wouldn’t have succeeded if the early pregnancy was so vulnerable to a little bit of anything. We’re more robust than that.”
Over or as if over the side of a boat or ship.
- To go to extremes, especially as a result of enthusiasm.
go overboard INFORMAL
to do something too much, or to be too excited or eager about something:
I don't suppose there'll be more than six people eating so I wouldn't go overboard with the food.