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Not be deceived by; detect the true nature of:‘he can see through her lies and deceptions’
not be deceived by, not be taken in by, be wise to, get the measure of, have the measure of, read like a book, fathom, penetrate, realize, understandnot fall for, have someone's number, know someone's game, know someone's little gameView synonyms
- ‘Of course, the electorate are increasingly seeing through the lies and deceit of Labour.’
- ‘At least the majority of people saw through their lies and believe the truth I was telling.’
- ‘Although the others see through him, and his lies, Kirk persists in keeping the pretence going.’
- ‘Hooray to our city council for seeing through the duplicity, but what about all the others who haven't?’
- ‘It amazes me how they can obfuscate or even lie and believe people won't see through them.’
- ‘It's perfectly safe to have freedom of speech in Oxford, because we're smart enough to see through them.’
- ‘If you're not comfortable doing something, people can always see through it.’
- ‘Only by knowing his true nature was it possible to see through his gentlemanly veil.’
- ‘They used every trick in the book to justify the unjustifiable and the people saw through their lies, half truths and dissimulations.’
- ‘He is not in the least impressed by him; and when you stop being afraid of Gordon you very quickly see through him.’
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