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protest too much

to express an opinion or fact so strongly or so often that people start to doubt that you are telling the truth: She keeps trying to impress on me how she doesn't fancy him but does she protest too much?
Translations of “protest too much”
in Chinese (Traditional) 說得過多反而不可信…
in Chinese (Simplified) 说得过多反而不可信…
(Definition of protest too much from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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