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A beau mentir qui vient de loin

Submitted by nefret on Fri, 26/02/2016 - 14:48

Idiomatic translations of "A beau mentir qui vient ..."

English
Baffle them with your bullshit
Explanations:
English
You won't get far by lying.
Explanations:
German
Lügen haben kurze Beine
Explanations:
Russian
Тому лгать легко, кто был далеко

Meanings of "A beau mentir qui vient ..."

English

lit. "the one who comes from afar can easily lie", meaning you can easily fool people who don't know much about a given subject.

Explained by Guest on Sat, 28/10/2017 - 18:52
Explained by Guest
French

c'est facile de mentir à des gens qui ne connaissent pas bien le sujet

Explained by Guest on Sat, 28/10/2017 - 18:50
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