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English definition of “feed sb a line”

feed sb a line

disapproving
to tell someone something that is not completely true, often as an excuse: She fed me a line about not having budgeted for pay increases this year.Lies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
(Definition of feed sb a line from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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