lay it on thick

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To guilt, guilt-trip.
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Her mother laid it on thick, telling her to call home more often.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'lay it on thick':

lay it on thickTo exaggerate or overstate a feeling or emotion.
lay it on thickTo flatter.
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