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lie through your teeth

informal to ​tell someone something that you ​know is ​completelyfalse: He ​asked me how ​old I was and, ​lying through my ​teeth, I said "29".
(Definition of lie through your teeth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lie through your teeth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 说谎话, 睁眼说瞎话…
in Chinese (Traditional) 說謊話, 睜眼說瞎話…
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