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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “be stretching it”

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be stretching it

to be going further than the truth
誇大事實;言過其實
She's very clever, but it's stretching it a bit to call her a genius.
她很聰明,但說她是個天才就有點言過其實。
Exaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
Translations of “be stretching it”
in Chinese (Simplified) 夸大事实, 言过其实…
(Definition of be stretching it from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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