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December 22nd, 2009

Word Of The Day ~ aufbauschen @ 10:43 am

breakingthrunow:

WORT DES TAGES
aufbauschen - to exaggerate, blow up (fig.), hype; billow (sail), billow out, puff up; magnify


Den Berichten zufolge habe der President die Gründe für den Irak-Krieg aufgebauscht. [Zeitungsartikel] - According to the reports, the President exaggerated the reasons for the war in Iraq. [news article]

Er übertreibt gerne. - He likes to exaggerate.

Related:
übertreiben - exaggerate, overstate, embroider [fig.]
verstärken - amplify, exaggerate, reinforce

 
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From:breakingthrunow
Date:December 22nd, 2009 06:44 pm (UTC)
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This is a fun word!

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