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

言过其实;超越限度,破例,通融
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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