mentir translation | French-English dictionary

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mentir

  

      vi   to lie  
Tu mens!      You're lying!  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

menhir, métier, mentais, menteur

mentir v.
lie

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
v.
fool oneself
exp.
to lie by omission
v.
give the lie to the proverb
exp.
It's wrong to tell lies.
v.
be a compulsive liar
adv.
long ways, long lies
exp.
the apple doesn't fall far from the tree ; good seed makes a good crop ; like father, like son ; like mother, like daughter ;
les qualités ou les défauts des parents se retrouvent chez les enfants ; ce qu'un parent a fait, son enfant le fera
exp.
the apple doesn't fall far from the tree ; good seed makes a good crop ; like father, like son ; like mother, like daughter
les qualités ou les défauts des parents se retrouvent chez les enfants ; ce qu'un parent a fait, son enfant le fera
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'mentir' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
exp.
mentir
v.
mentir effrontément
v.
mentir effrontément
exp.
mentir délibérément
exp.
mentir compulsivement
v.
mentir sous serment
exp.
mentir à qn
v.
fait mentir le proverbe
past part.
fait mentir le proverbe
pr. part
faisant mentir le proverbe
"mentir": examples and translations in context
Ce n'est pas parce qu'on ne nous voit pas que nous allons forcément mentir. Just because people can't see us doesn't mean we're going to necessarily lie.
Et certains enfants, en grandissant, commencent à mentir. And some kids, when they get a bit older, start to lie.
Elles se voient presque accusées de mentir en cour. Then, they are practically accused of lying in court.
Mais n'oublions pas que celui qui a menti hier peut mentir encore aujourd'hui. But let us not forget that those who lied yesterday may lie again tomorrow.
Le Président: Je demande au député de retirer le mot «mentir». The Speaker: I would like the hon. member to withdraw the word lie.
Le Président: Je vous demande simplement de retirer le mot «mentir». The Speaker: Very simply I would like you to please withdraw the word lie.
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