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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #125024: Vocabulary: lies and truth
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    Vocabulary: lies and truth


     

    Telling Lies or telling The Truth? Being Honest or Dishonest? The theme says it all... Quite topical in varied fields... You'll have to know where to stand and react to what you hear or what you're living... 

     

     

     

    A FEW VERBS,  ADJECTIVES and NOUNS too... 

     To be dishonest/ crooked                               Dishonesty 

     To be unfaithful to sb      

     To be disloyal to sb 

     Untrustworthy         
     Distrustful/ mistrustful  

     (To) distrust                            

     (To) mistrust

                                      

     To lie (regular verb): to tell lies => lying         A lie/ a falsehood               
     An untruth  A fib 
     A white lie  A liar

     

     

     To deceive sb : to mislead by a false

    appearance or statement; delude.          

     deceitful 

     Deceiving

     Misleading                                                   

     deceit

     deception 

     To fool sb

     To take sb in 

     to trick sb

     To  con sb 

     To mislead sb  

     to conceal stg from sb             

     to hide stg from sb  

                                               

     To pretend to do     A pretence 
     Insincere/ hypocritical                               A hypocrite 
     Insincerity/ hypocrisy  Affectation 
     Affected  To put on an act                         

     FAUX-AMI : to state (something) as true or as a fact: to claim (He claims to know the chef... )

     

     

         

     


     To cheat              To cheat sb 
     To betray  A betrayal 
     Treason  A traitor  
     Treacherous                                           Treachery                                    
     A conspiracy                                 A plot 
     An impostor  To pose as 
     Crafty/ cunning               Sly

     


    EXPRESSIONS: 

    - To do stg under the pretence of using as a false reason or explanation ( to hide the real purpose of something)

    - To play a double game=> double dealing: not to be two-faced or not to do double-dealing with others

    - To conspire with somebody to do something:  to demand by or as if by a right.

    - To plot against sb/ to do stg: to plan secretly.


    There you are! Don't worry when doing the test and thanks for working and playing with me!   

     



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