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lie

2 verb
     
lie2 past tense and past participle lied, present participle lying, third person singular lies [intransitive]
1 to deliberately tell someone something that is not true:
I could tell from her face that she was lying.
lie to
I would never lie to you.
lie about
She lied about her age.
lie through your teeth (=say something that is completely untrue)
2 if a picture, account etc lies, it does not show the true facts or the true situation:
Statistics can often lie.
The camera never lies.

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