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trump sth up

phrasal verb with trump uk   us   /trʌmp/ verb [T]
to accuse someone of something they have not done in order to have an excuse for punishing that person
Translations of “trump sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 捏造(罪名),假造(罪證以陷害他人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 捏造(罪名),假造(罪证以陷害他人)…
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