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bend the truth

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbend the truthbend the truthto say something that is not completely true bend
Examples from the Corpus
bend the truthMore serious still is her unfortunate tendency to bend the truth.Unless very few ladies account for most male conquests, that suggests we all bend the truth.They don't just bend the truth, they simply reverse it.
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