Translation: from spanish

to tell a lie

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  • tell a lie — index bear false witness, fabricate (make up), misguide, misstate, perjure, prevaricate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. Will …   Law dictionary

  • tell a lie — lie, relay a falsehood, not tell the truth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • I tell a lie — british spoken phrase used when you realize that something you have just said is not correct There were only five people at the meeting – I tell a lie – there were six. Thesaurus: ways of explaining or clarifyinghyponym to make something easier… …   Useful english dictionary

  • I tell a lie — British spoken used when you realize that something you have just said is not correct There were only five people at the meeting – I tell a lie – there were six …   English dictionary

  • That's No Way to Tell a Lie — Infobox Single Name = That s No Way to Tell a Lie Artist = James Dean Bradfield from Album = The Great Western Released = July 10 2006 Format = CD, Vinyl record (7 ) Recorded = 2005 Genre = Rock Length = 3:08 Label = Columbia Records Producer =… …   Wikipedia

  • It's a Sin to Tell a Lie — is a 1936 popular song by Billy Mayhew. Originally introduced by Fats Waller, it was revived in 1955 by Somethin Smith and the Redheads, reaching #7 on the Billboard charts in that year. John Denver tells a story about the song and does a cover… …   Wikipedia

  • lie — Ⅰ. lie [1] ► VERB (lying; past lay; past part. lain) 1) be in or assume a horizontal or resting position on a supporting surface. 2) be or remain in a specified state. 3) reside or be found. 4) …   English terms dictionary

  • Lie detection — is the practice of determining whether someone is lying. Activities of the bodynot easily controlled by the conscious mind are compared under different circumstances. Usually this involves askingthe subject control questions where the answers are …   Wikipedia

  • tell a white lie — tell a lie about a trivial matter as to not harm or hurt a person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Lie — For other uses, see Lie (disambiguation) A lie (also called prevarication, falsehood) is a type of deception in the form of an untruthful statement, especially with the intention to deceive others. To lie is to state something with disregard to… …   Wikipedia

  • lie — 1 /laI/ verb present participle lyingpast tense lay, past participle lain /leIn/ 1 FLAT POSITION a) (intransitive always + adv/prep) to be in a position in which your body is flat on the floor, on a bed etc (+ on/in/there etc): He was lying on… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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