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economical with the truth

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