lie (one's) way into (something or some place)

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lie (one's) way into (something or some place)

To obtain something or gain access to a particular place or thing through deceit. We tried to lie our way into the party, but we were immediately recognized as freshmen and told to leave. He didn't actually have any of the proper certifications—he just lied his way into the job.
See also: lie, way