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overplay

verb [T] uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈpleɪ/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/
to make something seem more important than it really is: I think she's overplaying the significance of his remarks.
Translations of “overplay”
in Chinese (Traditional) 誇大…的重要性, 把…做得過分, 過分強調…
in Chinese (Simplified) 夸大…的重要性, 把…做得过分, 过分强调…
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