Definition of “stretch the truth” - English Dictionary

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“stretch the truth” in British English

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stretch the truth

to say something that is not completely honest in order to make someone or something seem better than it really is:

He was accused of stretching the truth about how much he had helped in the project.

(Definition of “stretch the truth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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