Meaning of “lay it on a bit thick” in the English Dictionary

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"lay it on a bit thick" in British English

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lay it on a bit thick

also lay it on with a trowel informal

to praise someone too much:

She went on and on about how she admired his work - laid it on a bit thick, if you ask me.

(Definition of “lay it on a bit thick” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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