overplay Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “overplay” in the English Dictionary

"overplay" in British English

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overplayverb [T]

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈpleɪ/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/
to make something ​seem more ​important than it really is: I ​think she's overplaying the ​significance of his ​remarks.
(Definition of overplay from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “overplay”
in Chinese (Simplified) 夸大…的重要性, 把…做得过分, 过分强调…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誇大…的重要性, 把…做得過分, 過分強調…
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