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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “be stretching it”

be stretching it

to be going further than the truth
夸大事实;言过其实
She's very clever , but it's stretching it a bit to call her a genius .
她很聪明,但说她是个天才就有点儿言过其实了。
Exaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
(Definition of be stretching it from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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