THICK-2: meaning and examples
Today we continue with our look at the English word thick (espeso).
Today's expression is: to lay it on thick (informal)
Meaning: used to talk about someone or something in a way that makes them or it seem much better or much worse than they really are; in other words, to exaggerate.
He'd injured his hand slightly, but he was laying it on a bit thick about how painful it was.
They must have told us ten times how wonderful their daughter was - they were really laying it on thick.
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