Meaning of “pad sth out” in the English Dictionary

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"pad sth out" in Business English

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pad sth out

UK
phrasal verb with pad uk /pæd/ us verb [ T ] -dd-

to add words, information, etc. to make something seem longer or better:

She had to pad the presentation out to make it last half an hour.

(Definition of “pad sth out” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)