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Vocabulary: Truth and falsehood
Intellectual Honesty, the Truth or lies, Right or False, inaccuracies, omissions... These are some of the many concepts we have to face very often in our daily life for any human endeavour, at work, in society or in our private lives.
I have been feeling like giving you some words and expressions in order to speak the Truth, use the right words to express yourselves. A few idioms will help too.
|True/ It's true that...
|The truth of the matter is...
to speak the truth
to tell the truth
to be truthful
|Real/ reality/ in reality
|A fact/ factual
in actual fact
as a matter of fact
|To be right about...
|To prove someone right
|Forged/ Fake/ False
|Bogus / sham
|To imitate/ imitation
|To feign something
|To pretend to do something
To make a mistake
To make an error
|To prove sb wrong
|To be mistaken/ to err
|To get sth wrong
|To deceive sb
|A lie=> lying/ to tell a lie
|To lie through one's teeth
|A fib/ to fib
SOME USEFUL EXPRESSIONS:
- to bend (bent; bent) the truth/the facts: to say something that's not completely true
- to stretch the truth: idem - to make stg look better than in reality
- To take (took, taken) sb for a ride: to cheat or swindle to get stg dishonestly
- To pull the wool over sb's eyes: to deceive, or trick someone
- to throw (threw, thrown) dust in one's eyes: to mislead (misled, misled) someone or deceive someone
- to be taken to the cleaners: to be robbed or cheated
- nothing could be further from the truth: totally untrue
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