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economical with the truthNot telling the whole truth, especially in order to present a false image of a situation; untruthful; lying. Often used with sarcasm or satire.Rate it:

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Franklin prend son thé chaudPhrase utilisée par les élèves francophones qui étudient le néerlandais pour se souvenir que les participes passés réguliers en néerlandais se terminent toujours par un d sauf quand le radical du verbe se termine par f, k, p, s, t ou ch.Rate it:

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bend the truthTo change or leave out certain facts of a story or situation, generally in order to elicit a specific response in the audience.Rate it:

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God's honest truthUnquestionable, absolute truth.Rate it:

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it's the truth, RuthWhat I am telling you is true.Rate it:

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kernel of truthA core accuracy at the heart of a claim or narrative which also contains dubious or fictitious elements.Rate it:

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moment of truthA deciding instant; the time when a test determines or makes it apparent whether something will succeed.Rate it:

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nugget of truthA small amount of truth in a generally untrue statement.Rate it:

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nugget of truthJanuary 2008, Chicago Tribune - Clinton's Hispanic edge over Obama.Rate it:

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stretch the truthTo exaggerate, often to the point where the truth is obscured or lost.Rate it:

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tell the truthTo speak frankly.Rate it:

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tell you the truthUsed to positively assert the frank honesty of an associated statement of set of statements; equivalent to "to you tell the truth".Rate it:

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there's a grain of truth in every jokeWhenever a person is joking, he/she is actually disguising thoughts and emotions, either subconsciously or deliberately.Rate it:

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to tell the truthAn attestation to the truthfulness and frankness of an associated statement.Rate it:

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to tell you the truthSynonym of to be honestRate it:

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truth be toldUsed when admitting something one might otherwise lie about, e.g. to keep up appearances or be polite.Rate it:

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truth will outA mystery will always be solved, or a truth will always be discoveredTruth will eventually and inevitably be discovered.Rate it:

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acid testTo test for the truth.Rate it:

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call a spade a spadeTo speak the truth; to say things as they really are.Rate it:

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darn tootinAbsolutely correct; speaking the truth.Rate it:

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get the goods onTo acquire knowledge or develop evidence that reveals the truth about someone's character or behavior, especially criminal behavior.Rate it:

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I can tell youEmphasises the truth of a statement.Rate it:

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put lipstick on a pigMaking superficial or cosmetic changes in a futile attempt to hide the ugly truth of something.Rate it:

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put one's money where one's mouth isMore generally, to take an obvious stake in the truth of a claim that one is making.Rate it:

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little pitchers have big earsSmall children often overhear more of what is said than adults realize or desire.1844, Charlotte M. Yonge, Abbeychurch, ch. 2:Seeing me listening to something she was saying to Mamma, she turned round upon me with that odious proverb, "Little pitchers have long ears."1939, "Bedtime Bedlam," Time, 17 Apr.:A caution to U. S. parents, but a joy to radio merchandising, is the dread truth that little pitchers have big ears.2002, Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, ISBN 9780743455961, p. 185:I suppose he might say pushed or went woowoo, but took a shit is, I fear, very much in the ballpark (little pitchers have big ears, after all).Rate it:

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pour outTo talk volubly and deeply. Usually implies telling the truth.Rate it:

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pierce the veilTo see through an illusion or find a hidden meaning, to see the truth within a lie.Rate it:

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a lie has no legsYou can't get away with a lie, the truth will always come out.Rate it:

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a bem da verdade"to tell the truth", "for the sake of accuracy"Rate it:

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am I rightSaid by someone who has just stated what he or she considers to be an unassailable truth.Rate it:

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am i right or am i rightRhetorical question from somebody who has stated what they consider to be an unassailable truth.Rate it:

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bandy aboutTo talk about something frequently, but without knowing the exact facts or truth of the matter.Rate it:

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bandy aroundTo talk about something with others, but without knowing the exact facts or truth of the matter.Rate it:

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be on toTo figure out; to realize the truth.Rate it:

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beim Barte des Prophetenpledge to tell the truthRate it:

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blow smokeTo speak with a lack of credibility, sense, purpose, or truth; to speak nonsense.Rate it:

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cross my heartA declaration that the speaker is telling the truth.Rate it:

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darn tootin'Absolutely correct; speaking the truth.Rate it:

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fact isactually, in truthRate it:

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flat-eartherA person who believes or advocates an outlandish, discredited theory; a person who refuses to acknowledge the truth despite overwhelming evidence.Rate it:

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get it straight, Understand It Correctly, Get The Truth In The MatterRate it:

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get to the bottom ofTo understand, discover the truth about, or solve.Rate it:

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honest injunA phrase used to emphasize the truth of something.Rate it:

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I kid you notUsed to insist that one is telling the truthRate it:

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if ever there was oneUsed to emphasize the truth of a characterizationRate it:

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if I'm lying, I'm dyingA promise that one is telling the truth.Rate it:

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in all honestyhonestly; in truthRate it:

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in factActually, in truth.Rate it:

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in vino veritasdrunken folks speak truth, one tells the truth under the influence of alcoholRate it:

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man is the measure of all thingsthe doctrine that all knowledge is subjective, being derived from observations made by humans, and there can be no objective truthRate it:

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