Übersetzung von “lie” — Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch

lie

verb uk /laɪ/ us /lɑɪ/ present participle lying, past tense and past participle lay, past participle lain

A2 to put your body flat on something, or to be in this position

sdraiarsi, essere sdraiato, stendersi, essere steso
He lay on the bed. Era steso sul letto.
She was lying on her side. Era sdraiata su un fianco.

B1 to be in a place

stare, trovarsi, essere
The river lies 30 miles to the south of the city. Il fiume si trova a 30 miglia a sud della città.

B1 to be on a particular surface

essere sdraiato, giacere, trovarsi, essere
A pen lay on the desk. C’era una penna sul tavolino.

Phrasal Verb(s)

verb uk /laɪ/ us /lɑɪ/ present participle lying, past tense and past participle lied

B1 to say or write something that you know is not true

mentire
Are you lying to me? Mi stai mentendo?
He lied about his qualifications for the job. Ha mentito riguardo alle sue qualifiche per il lavoro.

Phrasal Verb(s)

noun uk /laɪ/ us /lɑɪ/

B1 something that you say or write that you know is not true

bugia
I told a lie when I said I liked her hair. Ho detto una bugia quando le ho detto che mi piaceva la sua pettinatura.
a pack of lies

information, talk, etc. that is completely untrue

un sacco di bugie
The whole report is a pack of lies. L’intero rapporto è un mucchio di menzogne.

(Übersetzung von “lie” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)