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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.
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.
This is the British English definition of lie. View American English definition of lie.
very unpleasant or dirty
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