Definitions

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  • v. To exceed an unstated limit, especially a limit of acceptable behaviour

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Did Michael Sullivan ever go too far over the top?

    Cross

  • Besides, I'm not at all sure that a little muck-raking isn't a good thing — if the Americans sometimes go too far we usually don't go far enough.

    War Game

  • Marcus Knight looked as if someone had affronted him and also as if he was afraid Miss Bracey was about to go too far in some unspecified direction.

    Killer Dolphin

  • I lay here, however, two days, because the wind blowing pretty fresh at ESE., and that being just contrary to the current, made a great breach of the sea upon the point: so that it was not safe for me to keep too close to the shore for the breach, nor to go too far off, because of the stream.

    Robinson Crusoe

  • When I said, You dont want to go too far left, Rudy would repeat, in a loud voice, Fah!

    The Italian Summer

  • The Syriac Peshito seems to go too far when it calls the distance "a parasang," i.e. about six miles.

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • Even Merana might be unwilling to go too far beyond bare obedience.

    The Path of Daggers

  • “What, afraid to go too far from me, Italia, and Sextus Pompeius, in that order?”

    Antony and Cleopatra

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