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Spanish translation of “lie”

lie

noun /lai/
a false statement made with the intention of deceiving
mentira
It would be a lie to say I knew, because I didn’t.
liar /ˈlaiə/ noun a person who tells lies, especially as a habit
mentiroso
You can’t trust what she says – she’s such a liar.
lie detector /ˈlai diˌtektə/ noun a piece of equipment used to show whether someone is telling the truth; polygraph
detector de mentiras
see also lay1.
(Definition of lie from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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