Translation of "stretch a point" - English-Traditional 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. 他們宣稱是世界上最大的公司,這有點言過其實,不過如果將其附屬公司也包括在內倒也真是這樣。

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

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