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Feed one a line

DEFINITION

Lie. ‘Line’ means an untruth, ‘feed’ implies telling it.¬† (Compare to Fast Talker, Whopper or Fast one.)

“When he said he had been a lion tamer, he was just feeding me a line to see if I was listening.”

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