feed a line



feed somebody a line

  (informal)
to tell someone something which may not be completely true, often as an excuse She fed me a line about not having budgeted for pay increases this year.
See feed to the lions
See also: feed, line

Common Names:

NameGenderPronouncedUsage
Adegoke-Western African, Yoruba
Nonus-Ancient Roman (Rare)
Seraphinus-Late Roman
CassKASEnglish
Luigino-Italian
EÓGan-Ancient Irish, Irish Mythology