Verb(1) exaggerate one's acting
(1) A sparse script and real sensitivity from the actors, none of whom overplay their role, only adds further to the film's power.(2) An actor has to be creative, but he can underplay or overplay his role, so a director has to control that.(3) It is difficult to overplay the importance of this kind of relationship for a child like Paul.(4) This is another inexplicable effort by an actor to overplay a slow, strange character and teach everybody lessons.(5) The reason, he suggested, was that news reports tend to overplay the importance of any particular piece of information.(6) I do not think we have ever, at any stage, downplayed the risk to children, but it is important that we do not overplay the risk to children.(7) the uncontrollable urge of ham actors to overplay their parts(8) My only complaint was that there seemed to be a niggling hesitation in some performances and a tendency to overplay parts of the text.(9) Too many other bands either overplay their isolation or amplify their anger.(10) It's possible to overplay the importance of plotting.(11) No longer did she need to exaggerate or overplay - she knew how to use the subtle expressions, the interplay of emotions in her face, to maximum effect.(12) Their major claimed benefits may overplay the importance of sharing knowledge and expertise and underplay issues such as social conflict, cultural difference and opportunism.(13) It would be easy for an actor to mishandle any of these threads, to overplay key moments by slipping into self-indulgence.(14) Having said all this, it is important not to overplay the Confucian card.(15) His role is essential, as he's the counterpoint to the bookish and serious Ernesto, and it would be easy to overplay the oversexed Alberto.(16) I haven't looked into the money side of things but I think they have overplayed the amount of work needed to be done.
1. ham it up ::
2. overact ::
3. ham ::
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