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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “pile on the agony”

pile on the agony

UK informal
to enjoy emphasizing how bad a situation is
大肆渲染不好的情況;過分誇大糟糕的情形
Okay , I'll give you some money - just stop piling on the agony .
好吧,我給你些錢——用不著說得那麼可憐。
Exaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
(Definition of pile on the agony from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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