lie about

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Related to lie about: lie in wait, lying low, giving the lie
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Synonyms for lie about

hang around idly


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Lying about one matter makes it easier to lie about others.
He did indeed lie about betraying his marriage and having sex with a consenting age female intern, but did he lie about sending America into an illegal war on the threat of ``weapons of mass destruction'' at our children's throats?
Studies have shown that at least that percentage of job candidates exaggerate, embellish, or flat-out lie about their responsibilities, college degrees, and employment dates.
Similarly, the plumes that now- fuel volcanic activity in the Azores and the Canary Islands--archipelagoes in the North Atlantic that lie about 1,600 km apart--apparently branch from a single trunk at a mantle depth of 1,450 km.
There was the lie about aluminum tubes, which Condoleezza Rice said were "only really suited for nuclear weapons programs, centrifuge programs.