lie like a rug

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Definition of lie like a rug

US, informal
: to lie constantly : to be dishonest You can't trust that guy. He lies like a rug.

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“Lie like a rug.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lie%20like%20a%20rug. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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