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Meaning of “protest too much” in the English Dictionary

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protest too much

to ​express an ​opinion or ​fact so ​strongly or so often that ​peoplestart to ​doubt that you are ​telling the ​truth: She ​keepstrying to ​impress on me how she doesn't like him but does she protest too much?
(Definition of protest too much from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “protest too much”
in Chinese (Simplified) 说得过多反而不可信…
in Chinese (Traditional) 說得過多反而不可信…
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