stretch a point translate to Traditional Chinese Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

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 言過其實;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。 Exaggerating and playing downPraising and applaudingTrying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
Translations of “stretch a point”
in Chinese (Simplified) 言过其实, 超越限度,破例,通融…
(Definition of stretch a point from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Luckily, no one was hurt. (Adverbs for starting sentences)
Luckily, no one was hurt. (Adverbs for starting sentences)
by ,
June 29, 2016
by Kate Woodford This week we’re looking at adverbs that we use to introduce sentences. We’ll begin with a set of adverbs that we use to show we are grateful for something that happened. Starting with a very common adverb, fortunately often introduces a sentence in which the speaker talks about a good thing that happened,

Read More 

Word of the Day

friend with benefits

a friend with whom you also have a sexual relationship

Word of the Day

creeping obesity noun
creeping obesity noun
June 27, 2016
obesity which results from incremental weight gain over a number of years More than just a holiday glow: Experts reveal taking a vacation can actually save your LIFE (but there is still a risk of ‘creeping obesity’)

Read More