It began with trumped-up business, and ended in a confession.
He dismissed her only this morning, on a trumped-up charge of incompetence.
I admit I'm wanted in New York on a trumped-up charge of embezzlement.
I confess that the affair looks to me like a trumped-up story.
A hero so big that all these trumped-up charges against you will be dropped?
You are crazy, child, to come to me with this trumped-up story!
These are no trumped-up tales after the prediction had been fulfilled.
"They got him into jail on a trumped-up charge," said Charlie.
“They got him into jail on a trumped-up charge,” said Charlie.
He came and told me himself he was a deputy-mayor,—a trumped-up story!