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Usage examples for untrue

  1. He will think I don't care at all, and that is so untrue – Banked Fires by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
  2. He has been my errand- boy, nothing more; and now my husband thinks me untrue to him, when I would gladly die for him, if it would help him. – The Expressman and the Detective by Allan Pinkerton
  3. The newspapers for several months had been publishing stories that submarines in large numbers were being sunk; and these stories I now found to be untrue – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
  4. What I think you mean is that science has shown miracles to be untrue – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  5. Poor people, all sorts of untrue stories are told of them; their minds work strangely. – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai
  6. I have brought much happiness to the king's house, and hence I am full of regret that this my prediction cannot in any way prove untrue – Vikram-and-the-Vampire-Classic-Hindu-Tales-of-Adventure-Magic-and-Romance by Burton, Isabel, Lady
  7. Not on that account could she be untrue to her image. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  8. If Rome is untrue to Rome the rock upon which the Church of St. Peter stands may yet be shattered." – The Orchard of Tears by Sax Rohmer
  9. She was herself untrue in action, if not absolutely in word. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  10. He brought me a long letter from Mr. Kennedy himself, intended for publication, and which was already printed, giving an elaborate and, I may say, a most cruelly untrue account of your quarrel. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  11. " I have no reason," answered the Rector grimly, " to suppose that it is untrue – From One Generation to Another by Henry Seton Merriman
  12. He would be untrue to everything he has written. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. I thought it was untrue – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  14. When he said, for instance, that the French before 1789 possessed all the elements of a constitution that might be made nearly as good as could be wished, he said what many of his contemporaries knew, and what all subsequent investigation and meditation have proved, to be recklessly ill- considered and untrue – Burke by John Morley
  15. As he concluded he said,- 'And now, Mr. Almont, unless you are prepared to prove the information contained in this letter to be untrue I wish you immediately to leave my dwelling, and, if you take my advice, you will also leave this village, for I cannot abide the sight of a wretch such as this letter proves you to be, and your silence be as testimony to its truth. – The Path of Duty, and Other Stories by H. S. Caswell
  16. As for words, written or spoken- I, who sin forty times in a day by light words, and untrue to the thought, I am certainly not used to be easily offended by other peoples' words, people in the world. – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  17. It sounds untrue to them, doesn't it? – Lahoma by John Breckinridge Ellis
  18. If you tell me that they are absolutely untrue from beginning to end, I will believe you. – The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  19. If he had said anything untrue he would be the first to acknowledge his own error. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  20. We need hardly say that the story, at any rate in so far as it regarded Sir Thomas Underwood, was altogether untrue – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
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