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Play fast and loose

DEFINITION

Careless. Imprecise. Almost lying.¬† Providing questionable information for one’s own advantage. ‘Loose’ implies inaccurate facts and ‘fast’ suggests fast-talking before the true facts are known.

“President Trump plays fast and loose with the facts about the tax legislation he signed.”

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