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exaggerate

[ɪg'zæʤəreɪt] , [eg-] брит. / амер.

гл.

  1. гиперболизировать, преувеличивать; усложнять

  2. чрезмерно увеличивать, расширять; усиливать

  3. излишне подчёркивать

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exaggerate

[ɪg'zædʒəreɪt]

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преувеличивать

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You are suspicious, you know, and jealous, therefore when anything annoying happens to you, you exaggerate its significance.
Ты мнителен и ревнив, потому и преувеличил всё, что заметил дурного.
Достоевский, Фёдор / ИдиотDostoevsky, Fyodor / Idiot
Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
"That I have microscopes for eyes, and that I exaggerate every fly into a camel!
- Что у меня не глаза, а вместо глаз два микроскопа, и что я каждую муху преувеличиваю в верблюда!
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
I'll not deny the Sergeant's merits in his particular sphere; though I cannot exaggerate qualities, however excellent, into those of men who may be in some trifling degree his superiors.
Я не собираюсь отрицать заслуг сержанта, но в то же время не вправе преувеличивать его достоинств, сравнивая с теми, кто пусть немногим, но все же его превосходит.
Cooper, James Fenimore / The Pathfinder, or, the Inland SeaКупер, Джеймс Фенимор / Следопыт, или На берегах Онтарио
Следопыт, или На берегах Онтарио
Купер, Джеймс Фенимор
© Издательство "Правда", 1981
The Pathfinder, or, the Inland Sea
Cooper, James Fenimore
© State University of New York 1981
“But I see that he did not exaggerate about the size and strength of your young friend.”
– Но я вижу, что, рассказывая о твоем молодом друге‑великане, он нисколько не преувеличивал.
Salvatore, Robert / The Halfling’s GemСальваторе, Роберт / Проклятие рубина
Проклятие рубина
Сальваторе, Роберт
© 1990 TSR, Inc.
© С. Топоров, перевод, 2007
© ИЦ "Максима", 2007
The Halfling’s Gem
Salvatore, Robert
© 1990 TSR, Inc.
"No, sir, I do not exaggerate, I understate the matter, if anything, undoubtedly understate it; simply because I cannot express myself as I should like, but--"
- Нет, не преувеличено, а скорей уменьшено; именно уменьшено, потому что я не в силах выразиться, но...
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
Why, can one possibly exaggerate the value of experience and knowledge of the streets to such a fantastic pitch as to predict my failure for certain?
Ну можно ли до такой кумирной степени превозносить опыт и уличную науку, чтобы непременно предсказывать неудачу!
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
To the logician all things should be seen exactly as they are, and to underestimate one's self is as much a departure from truth as to exaggerate one's own powers.
Логик обязан видеть вещи в точности такими, каковы они есть, а недооценивать себя — такое же отклонение от истины, как преувеличивать свои способности.
Conan Doyle, Arthur / The Greek InterpreterКонан Дойль, Артур / Случай с переводчиком
Случай с переводчиком
Конан Дойль, Артур
© Издательство "Правда", 1966
The Greek Interpreter
Conan Doyle, Arthur
© 1975 by Clarkson N. Potter, Inc.
After solemn argument, this point (with others of a technical nature, whose humorous extravagance it would be difficult to exaggerate) was referred to the judges for their decision, Sampson being meantime removed to his former quarters.
После всестороннего обсуждения этого вопроса в совокупности с другими, не менее смехотворными, жалобу мистера Брасса передали в суд, а он сам тем временем снова отправился на свою прежнюю квартиру.
Dickens, Charles / The Old Curiosity ShopДиккенс, Чарльз / Лавка древностей
Лавка древностей
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
The Old Curiosity Shop
Dickens, Charles
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1995
When conversing with your Quarry, exaggerate your eye contact.
Когда вы беседуете с вашей Добычей, пусть контакт ваших глаз будет более продолжителен.
Lowndes, Leil / How to Make Anyone Fall in Love with YouЛаундес, Лейл / Как влюбить в себя любого
Как влюбить в себя любого
Лаундес, Лейл
© Leil Lowndes, 1996
© «Добрая книга», 2001 - Перевод и оформление
How to Make Anyone Fall in Love with You
Lowndes, Leil
© 1995 by Debra McCarthy-Anderson and Carol Bruce-Thomas
© 1996 by Leil Lowndes
I was always conscious of that weak point of mine, and sometimes very much afraid of it. "I exaggerate everything, that is where I go wrong," I repeated to myself every hour.
Я всегда сознавал эту мою слабую струнку и иногда очень боялся ее: "все-то я преувеличиваю, тем и хромаю", — повторял я себе ежечасно.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Notes from the UndergroundДостоевский, Фёдор / Записки из подполья
Записки из подполья
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Наука", 1989
Notes from the Underground
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2008 by Classic House Books
I knew a young man once, he was a most conscientious fellow, and, when he took to fly-fishing, he determined never to exaggerate his hauls by more than twenty-five per cent.
Знавал я одного юношу. Это был честнейший паренек: пристрастившись к рыбной ловле, он взял себе за правило никогда не преувеличивать свой улов больше чем на двадцать пять процентов.
Jerome, Jerome Klapka / Three Men in a BoatДжером, Джером Клапка / Трое в лодке не считая собаки
Трое в лодке не считая собаки
Джером, Джером Клапка
© Издательство «ОЛМА-ПРЕСС Образование», 2004
© Донской М.А., Линецкая Э.Л., перевод, 1980
Three Men in a Boat
Jerome, Jerome Klapka
"All this is mere jealousy--it is some malady of yours, Parfen!You exaggerate everything,"-said the prince, excessively agitated."What are you doing?"
- Всё это ревность, Парфен, всё это болезнь, все это ты безмерно преувеличил... - пробормотал князь в чрезвычайном волнении: - чего ты?
Достоевский, Фёдор / ИдиотDostoevsky, Fyodor / Idiot
Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
'' Stepan Trofimovitch was trembling too, but that was, on the contrary, because he was disposed to understand everything, and exaggerate it.
Степан Трофимович дрожал тоже, но напротив, потому что наклонен был всегда понимать с излишком.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
I desire to speak somewhere without bounds; like a man in a waking moment, to men in their waking moments; for I am convinced that I cannot exaggerate enough even to lay the foundation of a true expression.
Я хочу говорить без всяких загородок, как человек, пробудившийся от сна, с другими такими же людьми, ибо я убежден, что неспособен преувеличить даже настолько, чтобы создать действительно новое выражение.
Thoreau, Henry David / WaldenТоро, Генри Дэвид / Уолден
Уолден
Торо, Генри Дэвид
© Издательство Академии Наук СССР, 1962
Walden
Thoreau, Henry David
© 2008 Megalodon Entertainment LLC.
I did not exaggerate when I said he has hanged lords.
Я ничуть не преувеличила, говоря, что он лордов вешает.
Jordan, Robert / The Fires of HeavenДжордан, Роберт / Огни небес
Огни небес
Джордан, Роберт
The Fires of Heaven
Jordan, Robert
© 1993 by The Bandersnatch Group, Inc.

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exaggerate1/5
ɪg'zæʤəreɪt; eg-Verbгиперболизировать; преувеличивать; усложнятьExamples

to exaggerate greatly / grossly — сильно преувеличивать
to exaggerate man's virtues — преувеличивать человеческие добродетели

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exaggerated test
испытание при особо неблагоприятных условиях
greatly exaggerated
значительно преувеличенный
vertically exaggerated model
модель с искажением вертикального масштаба

Word forms

exaggerate

verb
Basic forms
Pastexaggerated
Imperativeexaggerate
Present Participle (Participle I)exaggerating
Past Participle (Participle II)exaggerated
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I exaggeratewe exaggerate
you exaggerateyou exaggerate
he/she/it exaggeratesthey exaggerate
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am exaggeratingwe are exaggerating
you are exaggeratingyou are exaggerating
he/she/it is exaggeratingthey are exaggerating
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have exaggeratedwe have exaggerated
you have exaggeratedyou have exaggerated
he/she/it has exaggeratedthey have exaggerated
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been exaggeratingwe have been exaggerating
you have been exaggeratingyou have been exaggerating
he/she/it has been exaggeratingthey have been exaggerating
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I exaggeratedwe exaggerated
you exaggeratedyou exaggerated
he/she/it exaggeratedthey exaggerated
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was exaggeratingwe were exaggerating
you were exaggeratingyou were exaggerating
he/she/it was exaggeratingthey were exaggerating
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had exaggeratedwe had exaggerated
you had exaggeratedyou had exaggerated
he/she/it had exaggeratedthey had exaggerated
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been exaggeratingwe had been exaggerating
you had been exaggeratingyou had been exaggerating
he/she/it had been exaggeratingthey had been exaggerating
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will exaggeratewe shall/will exaggerate
you will exaggerateyou will exaggerate
he/she/it will exaggeratethey will exaggerate
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be exaggeratingwe shall/will be exaggerating
you will be exaggeratingyou will be exaggerating
he/she/it will be exaggeratingthey will be exaggerating
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have exaggeratedwe shall/will have exaggerated
you will have exaggeratedyou will have exaggerated
he/she/it will have exaggeratedthey will have exaggerated
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been exaggeratingwe shall/will have been exaggerating
you will have been exaggeratingyou will have been exaggerating
he/she/it will have been exaggeratingthey will have been exaggerating
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would exaggeratewe should/would exaggerate
you would exaggerateyou would exaggerate
he/she/it would exaggeratethey would exaggerate
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be exaggeratingwe should/would be exaggerating
you would be exaggeratingyou would be exaggerating
he/she/it would be exaggeratingthey would be exaggerating
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have exaggeratedwe should/would have exaggerated
you would have exaggeratedyou would have exaggerated
he/she/it would have exaggeratedthey would have exaggerated
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been exaggeratingwe should/would have been exaggerating
you would have been exaggeratingyou would have been exaggerating
he/she/it would have been exaggeratingthey would have been exaggerating
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am exaggeratedwe are exaggerated
you are exaggeratedyou are exaggerated
he/she/it is exaggeratedthey are exaggerated
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being exaggeratedwe are being exaggerated
you are being exaggeratedyou are being exaggerated
he/she/it is being exaggeratedthey are being exaggerated
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been exaggeratedwe have been exaggerated
you have been exaggeratedyou have been exaggerated
he/she/it has been exaggeratedthey have been exaggerated
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was exaggeratedwe were exaggerated
you were exaggeratedyou were exaggerated
he/she/it was exaggeratedthey were exaggerated
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being exaggeratedwe were being exaggerated
you were being exaggeratedyou were being exaggerated
he/she/it was being exaggeratedthey were being exaggerated
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been exaggeratedwe had been exaggerated
you had been exaggeratedyou had been exaggerated
he/she/it had been exaggeratedthey had been exaggerated
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be exaggeratedwe shall/will be exaggerated
you will be exaggeratedyou will be exaggerated
he/she/it will be exaggeratedthey will be exaggerated
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been exaggeratedwe shall/will have been exaggerated
you will have been exaggeratedyou will have been exaggerated
he/she/it will have been exaggeratedthey will have been exaggerated