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He told them he could drive, but it was a lie.
Are you accusing me of telling lies?
All children tell their parents little lies sometimes.
He was uncomfortable about telling such a blatant lie.
These figures give the lie to the notion that people are spending less.
There were only five people at the meeting – I tell a lie – there were six.
This is the British English definition of lie. View American English definition of lie.
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