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—— to a fault

Definición de —— to a fault en inglés:

Displaying the specified commendable quality to an almost excessive extent: you’re kind and generous to a fault
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Nevertheless, incumbent officeholders, candidates, and aspirants are pragmatic to a fault, and their main concern is with winning elections.
  • When I was in high school, my honors English teacher once said to me that my writing was ‘concise to a fault.’
  • She was generous to a fault and belonged to a generation of people who never counted the cost of community involvement but gave themselves wholeheartedly to the overall good.
Sinónimos
excessively, unduly, immoderately, overly, in the extreme, out of all proportion, overmuch, needlessly
informal over the top, OTT
Ver entrada madre: fault

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