Definition To lie

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Definition

to lie (to someone): to speak falsely or dishonestly (to someone), to hide the truth (from someone)
verb
I would never lie to you. I will always tell you the truth.

I can't lie to you...: I have to be honest with you..., I must tell you the truth...
idiom

a lie: an untruth, a falsehood, something said which is not true
noun

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