bend (the) facts


: to change facts in a dishonest way in order to deceive people
a journalist who has been accused of bending the facts in order to gain support for his political agenda

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Recent Examples on the Web But Democratic Party Chair Diaz, a son of Cuban refugees, said the Republicans are trying to bend facts to their own narrative. CBS News, 22 Apr. 2022

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“Bend (the) facts.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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