(v.) = lie ; fib. Ex: He accused her of lying when they said she was at the movies when she had called in sick. Ex: She also fibbed about the place the wedding took place - citing a country town when they were married in a city registry office. ---- * el mentir = lying. * ¡En qué lío cada vez más complicado nos metemos al mentir! = O what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive!. * mentir como un bellaco = lie through + Posesivo + teeth ; lie + straight-faced. * mentir descaradamente = lie through + Posesivo + teeth.