put words in/into someone's mouth

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Definition of put words in/into someone's mouth

: to suggest that someone said or meant something that he or she did not actually say or mean Don't put words in my mouth. I wasn't defending his actions, despite what you may think.

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“Put words in/into someone's mouth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20words%20in%2Finto%20someone%27s%20mouth. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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