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What are the three lies that the people told the king?

1. One is, "Yesterday, I killed a big lion with my kick." Another is, "I have a talking dog." The other is, "You promised me a bag of gold."

2. They are "Yesterday, I killed a big lion with my kick," "I have a talking dog," and "You promised me a bag of gold."

3. They told lies to the king,
"Yesterday, I killed a big lion with my kick," " I have a talking dog," and "You promised me a bag of gold."

4. They said to the king, "Yesterday, I killed a big lion with my kick,"
"I have a talking dog," and "You promised me a bag of gold."

5. "Yesterday, I killed a big lion with my kick," " I have a talking dog," and "You promised me a bag of gold."

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    [Would you check the answers? Which ones can we use as answers to the question? Thank you.]

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    They're all okay as you word them. You do need a colon in #2: "They are:..." You are inviting the reader to read a list of lies in this sentence.

    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/colon.htm

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