tell a lie

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tell a lie(
tehl
 
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lay
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. decir una mentira
He told me a lie, and I won't put up with that.Me dijo una mentira, y no lo voy a soportar.
b. mentir
Sarah never told a lie in her whole life.Sarah jamás mintió en toda su vida.
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