nail the lie to the counter

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nail the lie to the counter

dated To prove, expose, or demonstrate that something is false. The model's photographs have not been digitally altered, and she has gone on record numerous times to nail the lie to the counter. We're working to nail the lie to the counter that simply giving up carbs will help you permanently lose weight.
See also: counter, lie, nail, to
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