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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
Translations of “pile on the agony”
in Chinese (Simplified) 大肆渲染坏的情况, 过分夸大糟糕的情形…
(Definition of pile on the agony from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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