Idioms in Movies: Speak with a Forked Tongue

“Speak with a forked tongue” means “to tell lies, to make false promises”.

Usage in a TV series (“Prison Break”):
– You’re gonna let me traipse on out of here.
– Depends on the information. Who’s pulling your strings?
– You know, I got a hunch you’re speaking with a forked tongue, pretty.

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