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Grammar detail: verb stem or adjective + すぎる

verb stem or adjective + すぎる - too much
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verb stem
+
すぎる
or
い adjective stem
+
すぎる
or
な adjective
+
すぎる
indicates too much of something.
For example:
verb
べる (eat)
べすぎる
eat too much
い adjective
おお
きい (big)
おお
きすぎる
too big
な adjective
しず
か (quiet)
しず
かすぎる
too quiet
すぎる can be written with kanji as 過ぎる, although this is becoming less common.
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Kanji used in this grammar

ショク   ジキ    food   たべる to eat   く to eat   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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セイ   ジョウ   しず quiet, still   しずまる to become still   しずめる to becalm, to quell   
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カ   あやま mistake   あやま to slip up   すぎる to overdo, be more than   すごす to pass, spend   
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