mentirilla


mentirilla
f.
1 falsehood told in jest.
De mentirillas in jest
2 white lie.
* * *
SF fib *, white lie
* * *
= white lie, fib, fibbing.
Ex. Students were asked how often they had heard or had made statements of a 'white lie' nature within the previous week.
Ex. Democracy's most acute failures tend to result from power brokers who tell big fibs about the distribution of power.
Ex. When it comes to fibbing, women are far ahead of their male counterparts, a new survey has revealed.
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* decir mentirillas = fib.
* * *
= white lie, fib, fibbing.

Ex: Students were asked how often they had heard or had made statements of a 'white lie' nature within the previous week.

Ex: Democracy's most acute failures tend to result from power brokers who tell big fibs about the distribution of power.
Ex: When it comes to fibbing, women are far ahead of their male counterparts, a new survey has revealed.
* decir mentirillas = fib.


Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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