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lie around

(UK also lie about)
phrasal verb with lie uk   us   /laɪ/ verb
If things are lying around, they are left in places where they should not be: Has anyone seen my keys lying around? I wouldn't leave any money lying around the office if I were you.
to spend time lying down and doing very little: I spent a week in Spain, lying around on the beach.
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