“Deny” in the news

Example collocations

confirm or deny
did not deny
does not deny
not deny

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Publications and example sentences

The New York Times
· Israel Says It Hit Bombers on Syrian Boundary  
Israel said it had repelled the squad with small arms, tank and artillery fire, and that the men had fled back into Lebanon, while firing back, but Hezbollah denied that account.
· Lucy Alexander offers to takeover Tamzin Outhwaite's 'future TV roles’ after 'no work'  
Former Homes Under The Hammer presenter Lucy Alexander, 50, has responded to Tamzin Outhwaite’s tweet after the ex EastEnders star denied she has signed up to Strictly Come Dancing and I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!
The Age
· Baker, Schofield fined and tested after embracing for victory photo  
The Warwick Farm trainer strenuously denies any wrongdoing, saying he immediately told the staff in question not to attend his stable once the COVID-19 cluster from the Casula pub had been made public.
The Independent
· What is the latest Foreign Office travel advice?  
Ryanair, for example, is continuing to run scheduled flights to Cyprus throughout July and denying passengers a refund, despite the fact the country’s borders are currently closed to those travelling from the UK.
· 'There's already a plan, Mishal!' Tory Minister blasts BBC host in row over COVID testing  
The new tests were announced after the department denied that it had abandoned its pledge to regularly test care home residents through the summer following a leaked memo from Professor Jane Cummings, the Government's adult social care testing director.
The Atlantic
· Dear Therapist: No One Appreciates My Middle Child  
Denying your feelings about your daughter prevents you from having a candid conversation—one that would help you cope better as a parent, which would in the long run help your daughter.
The Independent
· Hong Kong election delay 'may be unlawful' and invites China to undermine city's autonomy, warn lawyers  
The Hong Kong government has denied this is the case.
Washington Post
· Stop worrying about protecting ‘taxpayers.’ That isn’t the government’s job.  
Taxpayerism has perverted our political culture by denying the existence of a common good — or, perhaps, more accurately, by falsely defining that good, and even freedom itself, as low taxes for the rich and for corporations.
The Guardian
· Tory minister refuses to confirm whether chief whip knew of rape claims against MP  
Spencer has denied the woman made any allegations of a sexual nature in his conversation with her.
Malay Mail
· I defected out of loyalty for Anwar, Sabah rep Kenny Chua says  
Chua, who was sacked by his party for switching sides, denied allegations that he had been offered huge sums of money to defect.