Translation of overstate in Spanish:


exagerar, v.

Pronunciation /ˌoʊvərˈsteɪt/ /əʊvəˈsteɪt/

See Spanish definition of exagerar

transitive verb

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    • Statisticians say the inflation figures may overstate the speed of price rises.
    • See, I'm prone to exaggeration, or at least overstating an argument.
    • If the consumer price index sometimes overstates inflation, as some have argued, that could understate progress against poverty.
    • The urgency of taking more effective action to achieve these goals can hardly be overstated.
    • The importance of this book for the future of the Church of Christ can hardly be overstated.
    • It would hardly overstate the case to say that Lee was worried about how this would turn out.
    • The value of a strong home-school partnership cannot be overstated.
    • Some of the myths are overstated, but many have a strong element of truth to them.
    • Political pundits are often accused, usually rightly, of overstating the significance of by-election results.
    • Many also attacked the FSA's cost-benefit analysis for underestimating the cost of new rules and overstating the likely benefits.
    • I don't think I'm overstating their response by suggesting that he had senior members of the commission crawling up the wall with irritation.
    • I'm overstating the obvious, but try to imagine a successful relationship between a man who loves chalga and a woman who favors Bach.
    • To say I am cheered by this might be overstating the case.
    • I'm overstating the point, obviously, but then I always do.
    • But overstating threats and dismissing the concerns of friends does not build a strong alliance.
    • You know, to say that they would be confused might be overstating it.
    • If he couldn't get that support when he was overstating the threat, it's hard to see how he could ever have obtained it.
    • At first I thought the article was overstating the extent to which other EU citizens would be paying for the privilege.
    • I'm possibly overstating things a little, but bear with me.
    • When covering a hurricane, there's no such thing as overstating the obvious.