Dishonesty

Here you are a series of expressions related to dishonesty. Can you complete the sentences below? Solutions in the comment.

a. behind my back

b. two-faced

c. lying through his teeth

d. as far as I could throw him

e. daylight robbery

f. a little white lie

g. on the fiddle

h. believe a word

1- I’ve just looked at a new flat. It was nice but they wanted 500$ a week. / 500$a week! That’s …………….

2- You don’t seem very happy, Martin. Is something wrong? / Yes, there is, now you come to mention it. I’ve just been talking to Richard. He says you’ve been talking about me ………….

3- I’ve never told a lie in my life / I don’t believe you. Everyone has to tell ……………. from time to time!

4- If there is one thing I absolutely hate it’s people who are ………………- you know, the kind of person who says one thing to your face and something totally different behind your back.

5- After Roger was arrested, it was obvious that he had been ……………… to us for months.

6- How can someone like Bob earn enough to own a Porsche? / I don’t know, but if you ask me I’d say he’s ………………….

7- Michael was telling me how much he earned last year. / And exaggerating, no doubt! You can’t …………………… that guy says!

8- So you don’t think what he said was true, then? / I doubt it very much. I wouldn’t trust Michael ………………..

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One response to “Dishonesty

  1. 1. daylight robbery
    2. behind my back
    3. a white lie
    4. two-faced
    5. lying through
    6. on the fiddle
    7. believe a word
    8. as far as I could throw him

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