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English definition of “economical with the truth”

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economical with the truth

humorous
avoiding stating the true facts about a situation, or lying about it
Translations of “economical with the truth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 隱瞞真相, 撒謊, 不完全說出真相…
in Chinese (Simplified) 隐瞒真相, 撒谎, 不完全说出真相…
(Definition of economical with the truth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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