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VERB  to tell a lie | told a lie | told a lie ... 
débiter des mensonges à qn. [péj.]to tell sb. a pack of lies
Partial Matches
math. groupe {m} de LieLie group
à la vérité {adv}truth to tell
à vrai dire {adv}to tell the truth
répéter qc. à tell sb. sth. again
confier un secret à tell sb. a secret
Ne le répète à personne !Don't tell anyone!
être à plat ventreto lie prone
se tenir à l'affûtto lie in wait
être lié à qn./ be coupled with sb./sth.
loc. avaler des couleuvres [fam.]to swallow a lie [to be taken in]
prendre qn. en flagrant délit de mensongeto catch sb. out in a lie
Ils se ressemblent à s'y méprendre.They look so much alike you can't tell them apart.
être lié à l'âgeto be age-related
Est-ce qu'elle confie à qui que ce soit ce qu'elle fait ?Does she tell anyone what she is doing?
fabulerto tell tales
raconter tell sth.
engueuler qn. [fam.]to tell sb. off
dire la véritéto tell the truth
dire qc. [faire savoir]to tell sth.
mensonge {m}lie
lié {adj}related
lié {adj} {past-p}linked
lié {adj} {past-p}combined
conter qc. [littéraire]to tell sth. [a story]
littérat. gésir [littéraire]to lie
raconter des cochonneries [fam.]to tell dirty stories [coll.]
s'étendreto lie down
mentirto lie [to tell falsehoods]
lié {adj} {past-p} [joint]joined [linked]
s'embusquerto lie in ambush
distinguer le bien du malto tell the good from the bad
tricher sur qc. [mentir]to lie about sth.
guetter lie in wait for sb.
séjourner [pour un liquide]to lie [of a liquid]
être allongéto lie [to be in a horizontal position]
film F Le Grand MensongeThe Great Lie [Edmund Goulding]
lié {adj} [en rapport avec]incidental [occurring as a side-effect]
faire mentir le proverbeto give the lie to the proverb
s'allongerto lie [to be in / go into a horizontal position]
se renverser dans un fauteuilto lie back in an armchair
mentir comme un arracheur de dentsto lie through one's teeth
reconnaître le mâle de la femelleto tell the male from the female
prov. Il ne faut pas réveiller le chat qui dort.Let sleeping dogs lie.
lie {f} [aussi fig.]dregs {pl} [leftovers, remains, sediment] [also fig.]
passer à la vitesse supérieureto move up a gear
mettre fin à bring sth. to a close
dr. aboutir à un non-lieuto dismiss a (court) case
jeter un regard à give sb. a look
faire barrage à put a stop to sth.
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