lead a double life

idiom

: to not tell the whole truth about one's life

Examples of lead a double life in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The third season of Bridgerton is set to follow the love story of Colin and Penelope, who continues to lead a double life as Lady Whistledown amid her ongoing rift with Colin's sister Eloise (Claudia Jessie). Kimberlee Speakman, Peoplemag, 21 June 2023 The company is also still attempting to lead a double life by supporting both Roku and Google TV; the S2 ships with Roku software, the S3 and S4 can be purchased with either OS, and the Q Class runs Google TV exclusively. Chris Welch, The Verge, 15 May 2023 The company is also still attempting to lead a double life by supporting both Roku and Google TV; the S2 ships with Roku software, the S3 and S4 can be purchased with either OS, and the Q Class runs Google TV exclusively. Chris Welch, The Verge, 15 May 2023 The third season of Bridgerton is set to follow the love story of Colin and Penelope, who continues to lead a double life as Lady Whistledown amid her ongoing rift with Eloise. Stephanie Wenger, Peoplemag, 24 Sep. 2022 The latest installment is set to follow the love story of Colin Bridgerton (Luke Newton) and Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan), who continues to lead a double life as Lady Whistledown amid an ongoing rift with best friend Eloise Bridgerton (Claudia Jessie). Janine Henni, PEOPLE.com, 20 July 2022 In an intolerant climate, Jean is forced to lead a double life. K.j. Yossman, Variety, 21 May 2022 Female Physical Education teachers are prime targets for homophobic accusations, and as a result, Jean is forced to lead a double life. Alex Ritman, The Hollywood Reporter, 4 May 2022 Some users appear to have relied on Epik to lead a double life, with several revelations so far involving people with innocuous day jobs who were purportedly purveyors of hate online. Washington Post, 25 Sep. 2021

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“Lead a double life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lead%20a%20double%20life. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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