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English definition of “lie”

lie

verb [I] (SPEAK FALSELY)    /laɪ/ (present participle lying, past tense lied, past participle lied)
B1 to say or write something that is not true in order to deceive someone: Are you lying to me? Don't trust her - she's lying . I suspect he lies about his age . → See also liarLies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
(Definition of lie verb (SPEAK FALSELY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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