Translation of "stretch a point" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

stretch a point

to make a claim which is not completely true, or to do something which goes further than what is considered to be reasonable

They claim to be the biggest company in the world, which is stretching a point, but it's true if you include their subsidiaries. 他们宣称是世界上最大的公司,这有点儿言过其实,不过如果将其附属公司也包括在内倒也真是这样。

(Translation of “stretch a point” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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