添油加醋

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Chinese[edit]

to add; to increase; to replenish oil; sly to add; plus vinegar
simp. and trad.
(添油加醋)
Literally: “to add oil and vinegar”.

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Idiom[edit]

添油加醋

  1. (figuratively) to add color and emphasis to (a narration); to exaggerate

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