Übersetzung von “lie” — Englisch–Portugiesisch 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

deitar, estar deitado
He lay on the bed.
She was lying on her side.

B1 to be in a place

estar
The river lies 30 miles to the south of the city.

B1 to be on a particular surface

estar
A pen lay on the desk.

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

mentir
Are you lying to me?
He lied about his qualifications for the job.

Phrasal Verb(s)

noun uk /laɪ/ us /lɑɪ/

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

mentira
I told a lie when I said I liked her hair.
a pack of lies

information, talk, etc. that is completely untrue

um amontoado de mentiras
The whole report is a pack of lies.

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