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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “stretch the truth”

stretch the truth

to say something which is not completely honest in order to make someone or something seem better than it really is
言過其實,誇大事實
He was accused of stretching the truth about how much he had helped in the project.
他被指責誇大了自己在整個專案計劃中的貢獻。
Lies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest peopleExaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
(Definition of stretch the truth from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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