Translation of overzealous in Spanish:

overzealous

demasiado diligente, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌoʊvərˈzɛləs//əʊvəˈzɛləs/

adjective

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    demasiado diligente
    • Where will prosecutors and overzealous puritans draw the line?
    • Nor is it a charge made possible by the Patriot Act, a simple overzealous attempt to keep America safe.
    • He was ecstatic at the thought, but could never show it; he didn't want to scare her off with any overzealous behavior.
    • This was just a bad move by some overzealous security guards.
    • Some unionists especially at lower ranks are overzealous and keen to score points among members by wrongly advising the rank and file to go on strike.
    • Now, it may turn out that this is not a case of overzealous prosecution.
    • The overzealous weekend soldiers prevented many of the veterans from getting to the car park next to their meeting room.
    • I feel it is very important to warn drivers there are overzealous private clamping companies operating on private roads in the area.
    • If it were not for overzealous councillors, the country would not be worried about the eyesores that pass for townships.
    • Advertisers had argued that to ban the advertisements would be overzealous political correctness.
    • Are you driven into a frustrated frenzy because of the overzealous comb-over dad who just cut into the line you've been waiting in for half an hour?
    • Shoppers are driven away by overzealous parking attendants, ever increasing charges for parking, no improvement in shopping facilities.
    • The story creates the impression that this was a serious violation of privacy rights by overzealous government officials.
    • Was it the first bright idea of some overzealous publicist?
    • On the other hand, the anti-spyware could just be overzealous.
    • Parents cheered as their boys chased down fly balls and hurled them home, where overzealous runners were tagged out.
    • It's brilliant to see people reacting with this gentle, exasperated humour rather than resorting to hateful tirades and overzealous flag flying.
    • The phrase ‘close to city centre’ is an elastic term which is being stretched to its limits by some overzealous selling agents.
    • But some readings of Marx's materialism have been somewhat overzealous.
    • Police cars, buses and disabled drivers have all been victims of overzealous parking wardens since the Parkwise scheme was introduced.