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talk sth up

phrasal verb with talk uk   us   /tɔːk/ verb [I]
to speak with enthusiasm about something, often so that it sounds better than it really is: The ​salesteam has been ​keen to ​talk up the ​promotion.
(Definition of talk sth up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “talk sth up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 热烈地谈论, 宣扬…
in Chinese (Traditional) 熱烈地談論, 宣揚…
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