Spanish translation of 'overboard'
(Nautical) por la borda
to fall overboard caer al agua or por la borda
man overboard! ¡hombre al agua!
▪ idiom: to go overboard
let’s not go overboard no hay que exagerar ⧫ no nos pasemos (inf)
she went overboard with the lace and sequins se pasó con los encajes y las lentejuelas (inf)
to go overboard for sb volverse loco por algn
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Example Sentences Including 'overboard'
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The economic optimists also have gone a bit overboard.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Be careful not to go overboard.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Plan a rough amount for each item and remember if you go overboard on one purchase, the other has to suffer.The Sun (2013)
She seems to be trying to jump overboard but is being physically restrained.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The sick or dead were thrown overboard.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They pick up fish that have been thrown overboard from trawlers, and will catch fish themselves when necessary.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
They'll either miss their fit altogether or go overboard.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I began to feel very indignant with my friend for having stepped overboard and gone off in that way.Three Men in a Boat (1889)
But to come back at me and reproach me for not winning the championship in that period is a bit overboard.The Sun (2016)
The abuse at the weekend was a bit overboard.The Sun (2011)
Both scuba divers suffered fatal effects from an incident after they jumped overboard from their boat.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But you go overboard in praising excessively the President from stepping back from the brink.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
If any trainee messed up, they had to jump overboard.The Sun (2015)
It is thought he jumped overboard due to guilt over his scam.The Sun (2014)
It's a very unnatural thing for them to have to jump overboard in those conditions.The Sun (2008)
She was thrown overboard as it slammed down on the boat's side.The Sun (2015)
Two rafts were thrown overboard.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You can go overboard in emphasizing your strengths and neglect the many other necessary ministries that make up a church.Christianity Today (2000)
Need we forfeit "jettison" just because we have " throw overboard"?Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)
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Used Occasionally. overboard is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'overboard' in Other Languages
British English: overboard ADVERB
If you fall overboard, you fall over the side of a boat into the water.
His sailing instructor fell overboard during a lesson.
Translation of overboard from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary