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mentira

  
      sf  
1    (=embuste)   lie  
¡mentira!      it's a lie!  
no digas mentiras      don't tell lies  
sus mentiras le causaron problemas      his lying got him into trouble  
coger a algn en una mentira      to catch sb in a lie  
→ de mentira        
una pistola de mentira      a toy pistol  
→ parecer mentira        
aunque parezca mentira      however incredible it seems, strange though it may seem  
¡parece mentira!      it's unbelievable!, I can't o don't believe it!  
parece mentira que no te acuerdes      I can't believe that you don't remember  
MODISMOS una mentira como una casa o como una catedral o un templo      a whopping great lie *     
MODISMOS la mentira tiene las patas cortas, MODISMOS no hay mentira que no salga      truth will out  
  mentira caritativa, mentira oficiosa     (Cono Sur)  
  mentira piadosa, mentira reverenda     (Cono Sur)   white lie
2      (en uñas)    white mark   (on fingernail)  
3    (=errata)   erratum
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
¡mentira! exp.
it's a lie!

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
white lie
exp.
white lie
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I can't {o} don't believe it!
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it's unbelievable!
exp.
it's unbelievable; it's hard to believe; it's amazing
exp.
a whopper
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it was only a little lie
exp.
a big fat lie
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truth will out
(MODISMOS)
exp.
I can't believe that you don't remember
exp.
truth will out
(MODISMOS)
exp.
however incredible it seems
exp.
strange though it may seem
exp.
a toy pistol
exp.
to catch sb lying
exp.
catch sb in a lie
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'mentira' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
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¡mentira!
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mentira piadosa
exp.
¡es mentira!
[Hum.]
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¡parece mentira!
n.
la mentira enorme
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una mentira descarada
exp.
decir una mentira piadosa
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no hay mentira que no salga
(PROVERBS)
exp.
es de mentira
exp.
aunque parece mentira
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"mentira": examples and translations in context
Porque le dije una elaborada mentira. Because I told him rather an elaborate lie.
No podía seguir viviendo una mentira. She couldn't go on living a lie.
Creo que la mentira nos separa. I just feel like the lying separates us.
Pero tienes razón, concentrémonos en la mentira. But you know what, you're absolutely right, let's focus on the lying.
Estabas incómodo con la mentira que dijimos. You were uncomfortable with the lie that we've told.
Nosotros publicamos una mentira y luego escribimos... We, mo, publish a lie and then we write...
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