Definition of 'lie detector'
Example sentences containing 'lie detector'
The Sun (2014)
It will be the middle classes who are connected up to the lie detector and asked about their tax affairs.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He will also wait anxiously to discover the results of lie detector tests after being bombarded with countless accusations of infidelity.The Sun (2013) The Sun (2008)
The accusation was driving the family apart, but the father preferred the lie detector to the police.Times, Sunday Times (2012) The Sun (2013)
KATIE Price's cheating husband says he felt like he was on death row as he took a lie detector test about his affair.The Sun (2014)
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