Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Overdrive"

The meaning of "Overdrive" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa goes into overdrive?
A: It means to push yourself past your limits with an energetic connotation.

I think the term comes from racing (or computers).
Q: O que significa overdrive?
A: It's a gear in your car that helps conserve gas, when you're driving at high speeds (on an interstate highway).
Q: O que significa overdrive?
A: In what context?
Q: O que significa Overdrive in "the cast were in overdrive, rehearsing for the first performance." ?
A: ultrapassagem, ou seja, com mais energia e urgência do que o normal
Q: O que significa overdriving the amp’?
A: To turn up the gain on an amplifier to high levels, causing distortion.

Overdriving a guitar amp, for example, is how the typical distorted guitar sound in rock music is created.

Example sentences using "Overdrive"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com overdrive .
A: He put the gears into overdrive.
The spaceship's engine went into overdrive.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com overdrive .
A: Overdrive: to accelerate something or increase intensity or power.

For example:
"Let's put this party into overdrive"

"Before an exam, my study routine goes into overdrive."

"When he saw me with my ex boyfriend, his jealousy was in overdrive."

"I'm in overdrive after my second coffee for the day!"
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com in overdrive.
A: My mind is in overdrive. (thinking too much)
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com in overdrive.
A: 1. “My mind was in overdrive when I saw the exam paper”
2. “My emotions were in overdrive when he told me he liked me too”
It’s also common to say “went into overdrive”, for example “When I saw the exam paper, my mind went into overdrive

Translations of "Overdrive"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? overdrive
A: No problem! It depends if your being literal or not. In that sentence, the word “overdrive” is being use figuratively. A literal overdrive is an object used in mechanics.

Other questions about "Overdrive"

Q: I was on overdrive. soa natural?
A: I would say 'i went into overdrive' instead

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