Language Activator – Untrue

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Language Activator – Untrue

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Untrue / false / not be the case / there is no truth in something / misleading / trumped up

not true

(adjective phrase not before noun)

: it’s/that’s not true

.No one ever helps me. That’s not true

You’re believing what Mike’s saying and it’s just not true, he doesn’t have a clue what’s happening

it is not true that

.It is not true that all women want to go out to work

Untrue

(adjective not before noun)

: not true. Untrue is more formal than not true

.The report has proven this information to be untrue

it is untrue that

.It is untrue that the college broke the terms of the contract

completely/totally/absolutely/simply untrue

The interviewer made it sound like I thought it was okay to hit a woman, which is totally untrue

false

(adjective)

: not true or not correct

.He gave a false name and address to the police

.The article gives a totally false impression of life in Russia today

.Decide whether these statements are true or false

.Her claims of being able to recall past lives were later proved false

not be the case

(verb phrase)

if what someone says or believes is happening is not the case, it is not happening and what they say or believe is not true

.Recent reports suggest that violent crime is increasing, but this is simply not the case

People think if kids are aware of a particular brand or ad campaign, they’ll buy the product, but that’s not the case

there is no truth in/to something

if there is no truth in or to something that has been said or written, it is completely untrue

.There is no truth in the rumor that Collins and his wife are about to divorce

.Robinson says there is no truth to the reports that he is ready to resign

misleading

(adjective)

misleading information or statements make people believe something that is not true, especially by not giving them all the facts

The holiday brochure is deliberately misleading, because the hotels it shows are not the ones you actually stay in

.These statistics give a misleading impression of what is happening to the economy

not ring true

(verb phrase not in progressive)

if an explanation, story etc does not ring true, it does not seem to be true even though you are not quite sure why you think it is untrue

.There was something odd about her story, something that didn’t ring true

.One of the jurors said that Hill’s explanation just didn’t ring true

trumped-up

(adjective usually before noun)

trumped-up charge/accusation/case etc something someone says, a legal case etc that is false and has been invented, especially in order to harm someone else for political purposes

.He had been arrested by the secret police on trumped-up charges of spying

.Zola believed that the case against Dreyfus was trumped-up and utterly false

 

:Practice

: Fill in the blanks with appropriate words

Untrue / false / not be the case / there is no truth to something / misleading / trumped up

. …………… N1. The report has proven this information to be
.N2. He gave a …………… name and address to the police
……… N3. Recent reports suggest that violent crime is increasing, but this is simply not
.N4. Robinson says there is …………… to the reports that he is ready to resign
N5. The holiday brochure is deliberately …………… , because the hotels it shows are not the ones you actually stay in
.N6. He had been arrested by the secret police on …………… charges of spying

 

:Answers

Untrue / false / the case / no truth / misleading / trumped-up

 

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