In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(overstatement)exageración femeninoit would be no exaggeration to say that … — no sería exagerado / no sería una exageración decir que …
- My concern now is if that is an exaggeration the remedies they are suggesting could be an exaggeration so the cuts will cut deeper than necessary.
- It was of a whole class exaggerating its profits and then coming to believe its own exaggerations.
- Satire is an exaggeration of the truth, not the mockery of falsehood.
- Here the play took off, and the exaggeration of the suits, which their hyperbolic language, seemed apt to text and production.
- What is of note from some of these is the exaggeration which leads to half-truth or lies that is being communicated.
- For their credulity, they are showered with lies, exaggerations and half-truths, all of which find a sizable percentage of proponents among the voters.
- I think it's a series of half-truths, exaggerations, reassurances that weren't the case, to get us into conflict by the spring, and I think that commitment had been made by the previous summer.
- This doesn't include any distortions, half-truths, or exaggerations, or any lies told by senior figures in the administration.
- It also represents an exaggeration of the president's military role.
- Beneath the cinematic exaggerations and over-statements, there lies a vein of historical truth.
- The interpretation of the city's controlled power cuts by the newspaper as representing apocalyptic cracks in Shanghai's foundations was a gross exaggeration.
- Your crusade to unseat them by peddling exaggerations and half-truths lowers you to their level.
- However, the mechanism by which they form is poorly understood, and they were dismissed for a long time as exaggerations or fibs told by sailors.
- Even worse, while typographical errors were maintained, a sprinkling of unfounded exaggerations were inserted to strengthen the claims made in the thesis.
- And it is part of a pattern of exaggerations about exaggerations which is taking a bad turn in this campaign.
- The statement was an exaggeration of course, but Mama never admitted to anything less than perfection.
- Such statements are designed exaggerations not worthy of belief.
- Police have misinterpreted facts and made exaggerations that are misleading.
- A cursory review of the reportage in this conflict reveals misinformation, disinformation, mistakes, exaggerations, lies and propaganda flowing freely in all directions.
- This is an exaggeration, but it may not be a gross exaggeration, so far as general observations about the human condition are concerned.
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