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English definition of “economical with the truth”

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economical with the truth

humorous
avoiding stating the true facts about a situation, or lying about it
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Translations of “economical with the truth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 隱瞞真相, 撒謊, 不完全說出真相…
in Chinese (Simplified) 隐瞒真相, 撒谎, 不完全说出真相…
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