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
exp.
mentir à qn
v.
mentir sous serment
past part.
fait mentir le proverbe
v.
fait mentir le proverbe
pr. part
faisant mentir le proverbe
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