lie around Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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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 ​keyslying around? I wouldn't ​leave any ​moneylying around the ​office if I were you.
to ​spendtimelying down and doing very little: I ​spent a ​week in Spain, ​lying around on the ​beach.
(Definition of lie around from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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