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English definition of “I tell a lie”

I tell a lie

mainly UK
something you say when you have just said something wrong and want to correct it: Her name is Paula, no, I tell a lie (= I'm wrong ) - it's Pauline.Correcting and mendingEditing and compiling
(Definition of I tell a lie from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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