English translation of 'exagerar'
1. to exaggerate
2. (agir com exagero) to overdo it
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'exagerar' in Other Languages
British English: exaggerate /ɪɡˈzædʒəˌreɪt/ VERB
If you exaggerate, or exaggerate something, you make the thing that you are talking about seem bigger or more important than it actually is.
She exaggerated her qualifications in job applications.
He thinks that I'm exaggerating.
- American English: exaggerate
- Arabic: يُبالِغُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: exagerar
- Chinese: 夸大
- Croatian: pretjerivati
- Czech: přehánět
- Danish: overdrive
- Dutch: overdrijven
- European Spanish: exagerar
- Finnish: liioitella
- French: exagérer
- German: übertreiben
- Greek: υπερβάλλω
- Italian: esagerare
- Japanese: 大げさに言う
- Korean: 과장하다
- Norwegian: overdrive
- Polish: wyolbrzymić
- European Portuguese: exagerar
- Romanian: a exagera
- Russian: преувеличивать
- Spanish: exagerar
- Swedish: överdriva
- Thai: พูดเกินความจริง
- Turkish: abartmak
- Ukrainian: перебільшувати
- Vietnamese: phóng đại
British English: overdo VERB
If someone overdoes something, they behave in an exaggerated or extreme way.
The extent of the rise might indicate that it had been overdone.
British English: overstate VERB
If you say that someone is overstating something, you mean they are describing it in a way that makes it seem more important or serious than it really is.
The authors no doubt overstated their case with a view to catching the public's attention.
Translation of exagerar from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary