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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 ​bitthick, if you ​ask me.
(Definition of lay it on a bit thick from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lay it on a bit thick”
in Chinese (Simplified) 过分夸奖,过分赞誉…
in Chinese (Traditional) 過分誇獎,過分讚譽…
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