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She was lying on the bed watching television.
I lay awake worrying about work.
Emma was lying on her back in the sunshine.
There were clothes lying all over the floor.
He must decide where his future lies (=what he is going to do with his life).
The difficulty lies in knowing what to do next.
It was obvious that she was lying.
He had to lie about his age to get into the army.
She admitted lying to the police.
They say they’re not married but they’re lying through their teeth.
The questions of training and salary lie at the heart of the dispute.
This is the American English definition of lie. View British English definition of lie.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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