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strain after/for effect

to ​try so hard to ​entertain that it ​seemsfalse: I ​find his ​style of writing so ​artificial - he always ​seems to be ​straining for ​effect.
(Definition of strain after/for effect from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “strain after/for effect”
en chino (simplificado) 尽力追求, 拼命争取…
en chino (tradicionál) 盡力追求, 拼命爭取…
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