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
Zephyrinus-Late Roman
BÜLent-Turkish
Lestariles-TAH-reeIndonesian
Emerens-Dutch
Yesenia-Spanish (Latin American)
Kalynakah-LI-nahUkrainian (Rare)