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lie through your teeth

informal
to tell someone something that you know is completely false: He asked me how old I was and, lying through my teeth, I said "29".
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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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