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exaggerate

US [ɪɡˈzædʒəˌreɪt]
UK [ɪɡˈzædʒəreɪt]
  • v.夸大;夸张;言过其实
  • Web使增大;扩大
Simple Present:exaggerates  Present Participle:exaggerating  Past Tense:exaggerated  
exaggerate
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夸张;夸大;言过其实to make sth seem larger, better, worse or more important than it really is
The hotel was really filthy and I'm not exaggerating.
我不是夸张,这旅店真的很脏。
He tends to exaggerate the difficulties.
他往往夸大困难。
I'm sure he exaggerates his Irish accent(= tries to sound more Irish than he really is) .
我肯定他故意把爱尔兰口音说得很重。
Demand for the product has been greatly exaggerated.
对这项产品的需求给过分夸大了。

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