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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!
Translations of “put words in/into sb's mouth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 曲解(某人)的話,故意歪曲(某人)的話…
in Chinese (Simplified) 曲解(某人)的话,故意歪曲(某人)的话…
(Definition of put words in/into sb's mouth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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