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pile on the agony

UK informal
to ​enjoyemphasizing how ​bad a ​situation is: Okay, I'll give you some ​money - just ​stoppiling on the ​agony.
(Definition of pile on the agony from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pile on the agony”
in Chinese (Simplified) 大肆渲染坏的情况, 过分夸大糟糕的情形…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大肆渲染不好的情況, 過分誇大糟糕的情形…
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