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English definition of “put words in/into sb's mouth”

put words in/into sb's mouth

to suggest that someone meant one thing when really they meant another: Stop putting words in my mouth - I didn't say you looked fat in the red dress - I merely said you looked very slim in the black !Meaning and significanceTypifying, illustrating and exemplifying
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