Значение идиомы give the lie to

[give the lie to] {v. phr.}, {literary} 1. To call aliar.

The police gave the lie to the man who said that he had beenat home during the robbery.

2. To show to be false; proveuntrue.

The boy’s dirty face gave the lie to his answer that he hadwashed.


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