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

Examples of bend (the) facts in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And lurking in the background, spreading the misinformation and conspiracy theories, are those who see elections as a battle between warring cults, and bend the facts accordingly. Noam Cohen, Wired, 26 Oct. 2020 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 23 May. 2024.

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