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сгущать краски

перен. to exaggerate; to lay it on thick идиом.; разг.

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сгущать краски

to overstate sth, to lay it on thick, to paint the devil blacker than he really is

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— Ну, ну, старик, не сгущайте краски.
'No, no, old man, you exaggerate.
Грин, Генри Грэм / КомедиантыGreene, Henry Graham / The Comedians
The Comedians
Greene, Henry Graham
© Graham Greene, 1965, 1966
Комедианты
Грин, Генри Грэм
© Издательство "ЛЕНИЗДАТ", 1985

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to exaggerate; to lay it on thick

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