give the lie to
Verb

give the lie to

  1. (idiomatic, transitive) To reveal or prove (something) to be false; to refute.
    They found plenty of emails that gave the lie to his assertion that he didn't know about the incident.
Synonyms Translations


This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.003
Offline English dictionary