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verb
  1. 1
    to be in a position in which your body is flat on a surface such as the floor or a bed

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    1. a.
      to put yourself in a position in which your body is flat on a surface

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  2. 2
    to be on a particular surface or in a particular place

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    1. a.
      used for saying where a place is

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    2. b.
      formal used for saying where someone is buried

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  3. 3
    to be in a particular position in a competition

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  4. 7
    past tense lied
    past participle lied
    to deliberately say something that is not true

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    1. a.
      if something lies, it shows or suggests facts that are not true

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