mentir

mentir(
mehn
-
teer
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to tell a falsehood)
a. to lie
Mintió y dijo que le gustaba mi corte de cabello.He lied and said that he liked my haircut.
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mentir
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (general)
a. to lie
no me mientasdon't lie to me
miente más que hablahe's a born liar
esas estadísticas mienten, porque no tienen en cuenta…those statistics give a false picture o are misleading, because they don't take into account…
llovía, miento, granizaba cuando nos preparábamos para salirit was raining, I tell a lie, it was hailing as we were getting ready to leave
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mentir
intransitive verb
to lie
nos mintió he lied to us; miente quien diga que hubo un acuerdo whoever says there was an agreement is lying; mentir no está bien it's wrong to tell lies; no he mentido en mi vida I've never told a lie in all my life; ¡miento! sorry!; I'm wrong!; my mistake!; ¡esta carta no me dejará mentir! this letter will bear me out o confirm what I say
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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