stretch the truth

idiom

: to say something that is not exactly true : to describe something as larger or greater than it really is
He was stretching the truth to make the story more interesting.

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“Stretch the truth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stretch%20the%20truth. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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