pitch (one) a yarn(redirected from pitch a yarn/story/yarn)
pitch (one) a yarn
To tell a lie or only part of the truth in order to convince one of something or to avoid the consequences of something. Don't you dare pitch me a yarn about being at the library. I want to know exactly where you were tonight. I suspect he's just pitching a yarn about where all that money came from.
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